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 57,792 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 638 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,085 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 42,861 Sweating - excessive patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 57,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 638 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||38.46%||36.92%||6.15%||7.69%||6.15%||4.62%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Crestor * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||0.52%||1.04%||1.38%||11.40%||22.11%||63.56% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||70.00%||30.00% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (136 people, 21.32%)
- Hypertension (60 people, 9.40%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (44 people, 6.90%)
- Depression (36 people, 5.64%)
- Pain (29 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (213 people, 33.39%)
- Plavix (98 people, 15.36%)
- Niaspan (85 people, 13.32%)
- Nexium (66 people, 10.34%)
- Toprol-xl (62 people, 9.72%)
* 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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