Crestor and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,024 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

93,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 1,762 people (1.89%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Weight gain?

Time on Crestor when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 22.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.57 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 69.23 %
  • male: 30.77 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Crestor *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.29 %
  • 20-29: 0.36 %
  • 30-39: 2.6 %
  • 40-49: 12.16 %
  • 50-59: 28.22 %
  • 60+: 56.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (591 people, 33.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (210 people, 11.92%)
  • Depression (139 people, 7.89%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (118 people, 6.70%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (111 people, 6.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (201 people, 11.41%)
  • Nexium (188 people, 10.67%)
  • Lyrica (157 people, 8.91%)
  • Synthroid (153 people, 8.68%)
  • Plavix (152 people, 8.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (293 people, 16.63%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (235 people, 13.34%)
  • Joint Pain (233 people, 13.22%)
  • Pain (208 people, 11.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (208 people, 11.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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