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Review: could Crestor cause Tinnitus?





Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,750 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 245 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Crestor and have Tinnitus >>>

Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (view latest outcomes from 60,032 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.(view latest reports from 19,391 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 57,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 246 people (0.43%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus18.03%21.31%16.39%9.84%14.75%19.67%0.00%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.84%1.27%8.44%37.97%51.48%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%47.06%41.18%11.76%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus10.53%5.26%84.21%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (99 people, 40.24%)
  2. Hypertension (33 people, 13.41%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (16 people, 6.50%)
  4. Depression (13 people, 5.28%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (12 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (65 people, 26.42%)
  2. Plavix (31 people, 12.60%)
  3. Nexium (29 people, 11.79%)
  4. Toprol-xl (28 people, 11.38%)
  5. Lisinopril (22 people, 8.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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