Review: could Crestor cause Vascular Dementia?


Vascular dementia 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 Nexium, and have Hypertension . We study 69,966 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Vascular dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Vascular dementia 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 72,220 users)

Vascular Dementia

Vascular dementia (vascular dementia is a general term describing problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought) has been reported by people with death, urinary tract infection, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 13,833 Vascular dementia patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

69,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 154 people (0.22%) have Vascular Dementia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Vascular dementia?

Time on Crestor when people have Vascular Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vascular Dementia when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 57.05 %
  • male: 42.95 %

Age of people who have Vascular Dementia when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 4.92 %
  • 60+: 95.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (14 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (9 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (7 people)
  • Dementia (7 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Abnormal (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (28 people)
  • Lisinopril (24 people)
  • Plavix (22 people)
  • Atenolol (22 people)
  • Aspirin (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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