Review: could Crestor cause Sweating - excessive?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 52,805 people who take Crestor. Among them, 633 have Sweating - excessive. See who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 55,018 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Crestor include muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated.
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 286,115 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 52,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 580 people (1.10%) have Sweating - Excessive.
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||39.66%||39.66%||6.90%||6.90%||3.45%||3.45%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Crestor * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||0.56%||0.75%||1.51%||11.30%||21.47%||64.41% |
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 (131 people, 22.59%)
- Hypertension (56 people, 9.66%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (44 people, 7.59%)
- Depression (36 people, 6.21%)
- Pain (27 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (197 people, 33.97%)
- Plavix (95 people, 16.38%)
- Niaspan (72 people, 12.41%)
- Nexium (62 people, 10.69%)
- Toprol-xl (59 people, 10.17%)
* 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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