Review: could Crestor cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?
Summary: Thin blood is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 57,771 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 288 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 60,060 Crestor users)
Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. (latest reports from 41,017 Thin blood patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 57,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 288 people (0.50%) have Thin Blood.
Time on Crestor when people have Thin blood * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thin blood||22.45%||36.73%||4.08%||18.37%||16.33%||0.00%||2.04% |
Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Crestor * :
|Thin blood||1.90%||0.00%||0.00%||0.76%||0.76%||6.84%||13.69%||76.05% |
Severity of Thin blood when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Thin blood||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Thin blood ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (37 people, 12.85%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (25 people, 8.68%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (21 people, 7.29%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (20 people, 6.94%)
- Prostate cancer (17 people, 5.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (85 people, 29.51%)
- Allopurinol (40 people, 13.89%)
- Atenolol (39 people, 13.54%)
- Lasix (31 people, 10.76%)
- Diovan (26 people, 9.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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