Review: could Crestor cause Sweating - excessive?
Summary: Sweating - excessive could be caused by Crestor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 57,579 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 633 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,849 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 295,442 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 57,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 633 people (1.10%) have Sweating - Excessive. They amount to 0.21% of all the 295,108 people who have Sweating - Excessive on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Sweating - excessive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sweating - excessive||41.67%||38.33%||6.67%||6.67%||3.33%||3.33%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Crestor * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||0.52%||1.05%||1.39%||11.15%||22.13%||63.76% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||60.00%||40.00% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (136 people, 21.48%)
- Hypertension (60 people, 9.48%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (44 people, 6.95%)
- Depression (36 people, 5.69%)
- Pain (29 people, 4.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (212 people, 33.49%)
- Plavix (98 people, 15.48%)
- Niaspan (85 people, 13.43%)
- Nexium (65 people, 10.27%)
- Toprol-xl (61 people, 9.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
AH (2 years ago):
Female 64-age Have been on Crestor 3 months and notice I sweat a lot. Even if I get in A/c I sweat. I take it at night before bed and mostly notice that am after waking up or during night. Sometimes though I still notice during day.
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