Crestor and Weight loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight loss is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, 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, 235 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss 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 92,843 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,764 Weight loss patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

88,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 235 people (0.27%) have Weight Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Weight loss?

Time on Crestor when people have Weight Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 41.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 62.01 %
  • male: 37.99 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.76 %
  • 30-39: 2.35 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 32.35 %
  • 60+: 43.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (57 people, 24.26%)
  • Depression (26 people, 11.06%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 9.79%)
  • Pain (19 people, 8.09%)
  • Metastases To Bone (19 people, 8.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (53 people, 22.55%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 18.72%)
  • Plavix (38 people, 16.17%)
  • Nexium (37 people, 15.74%)
  • Lipitor (37 people, 15.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (90 people, 38.30%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (70 people, 29.79%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (63 people, 26.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (61 people, 25.96%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (58 people, 24.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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