Review: could Crestor cause Vascular Dementia?


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 Plavix, and have Dementia . We study 56,409 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 119 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 57,939 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, weakness, diarrhea, pneumonia, stroke (latest reports from 11,408 Vascular dementia patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

56,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 119 people (0.21%) 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: 55.46 %
  • male: 44.54 %

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: 1.94 %
  • 60+: 98.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Dementia (7 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (5 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (5 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (22 people)
  • Nexium (20 people)
  • Atenolol (19 people)
  • Lisinopril (18 people)
  • Zoloft (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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