Crestor and Vascular dementia - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood cholesterol . We study 88,125 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA. Among them, 199 have Vascular dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Vascular dementia and more.

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Crestor

Crestor has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Crestor 92,838 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 osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 18,317 Vascular dementia patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 199 people (0.23%) 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: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

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

  • female: 56.99 %
  • male: 43.01 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.58 %
  • 50-59: 3.87 %
  • 60+: 92.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (37 people, 18.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 11.06%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (14 people, 7.04%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people, 5.03%)
  • Pain (9 people, 4.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (36 people, 18.09%)
  • Plavix (29 people, 14.57%)
  • Lisinopril (24 people, 12.06%)
  • Atenolol (22 people, 11.06%)
  • Aspirin (18 people, 9.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Memory Loss (48 people, 24.12%)
  • Fall (40 people, 20.10%)
  • Stroke (31 people, 15.58%)
  • Head Injury (26 people, 13.07%)
  • Confusional State (23 people, 11.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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