Could Crestor cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports
Tinnitus 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 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 324 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
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Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,799 users)
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 28,237 Tinnitus patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 324 people (0.37%) have Tinnitus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Crestor when people have Tinnitus *:
- < 1 month: 36.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Crestor *:
- female: 54.95 %
- male: 45.05 %
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Crestor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.54 %
- 30-39: 1.54 %
- 40-49: 8.46 %
- 50-59: 37.31 %
- 60+: 51.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (132 people, 40.74%)
- High Blood Pressure (41 people, 12.65%)
- Depression (17 people, 5.25%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (16 people, 4.94%)
- Pain (12 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (39 people, 12.04%)
- Plavix (34 people, 10.49%)
- Nexium (34 people, 10.49%)
- Lisinopril (29 people, 8.95%)
- Synthroid (27 people, 8.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (63 people, 19.44%)
- Headache (46 people, 14.20%)
- Weakness (39 people, 12.04%)
- Fatigue (39 people, 12.04%)
- Stress And Anxiety (35 people, 10.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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