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Review: could Crestor cause Sweating - excessive (Hyperhidrosis)?

Summary: Sweating - excessive is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 57,771 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 637 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,060 Crestor users)

Sweating - excessive

Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 42,838 Sweating - excessive patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 57,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 637 people (1.10%) have Sweating - Excessive.

Trend of Sweating - excessive in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Sweating - excessive * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sweating - excessive39.06%37.50%6.25%7.81%6.25%3.12%0.00%

Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sweating - excessive0.00%0.00%0.52%1.04%1.38%11.42%22.15%63.49%

Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sweating - excessive0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sweating - excessive0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (136 people, 21.35%)
  2. Hypertension (60 people, 9.42%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (44 people, 6.91%)
  4. Depression (36 people, 5.65%)
  5. Pain (29 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (213 people, 33.44%)
  2. Plavix (98 people, 15.38%)
  3. Niaspan (85 people, 13.34%)
  4. Nexium (66 people, 10.36%)
  5. Toprol-xl (62 people, 9.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

AH (3 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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