Review: could Crestor cause Tinnitus?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
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, 241 have Tinnitus. See who they are, when they have Tinnitus 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.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 110,296 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 52,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 241 people (0.46%) have Tinnitus.
Time on Crestor when people have Tinnitus * :
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Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Crestor * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (99 people, 41.08%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 13.69%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (16 people, 6.64%)
- Depression (12 people, 4.98%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (11 people, 4.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (64 people, 26.56%)
- Plavix (31 people, 12.86%)
- Nexium (29 people, 12.03%)
- Toprol-xl (28 people, 11.62%)
- Lisinopril (22 people, 9.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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seems my ears started ringing after being on Crestor for awhile
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CAN THERE BE ANY INTERACTION BETWEEN THIS DRUGS TO CAUSE AN INCREASE IN THE LEVEL OF MY TINNITUS
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