Review: could Crestor cause Weight loss?
We study 57,659 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 146 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,939 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Weight loss (latest reports from 97,998 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 57,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 146 people (0.25%) have Weight Loss. They amount to 0.15% of all the 98,093 people who have Weight Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Crestor when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||25.00%||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Crestor * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.98%||1.96%||22.55%||38.24%||36.27% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Crestor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (24 people, 16.44%)
- Metastases to bone (16 people, 10.96%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (15 people, 10.27%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 9.59%)
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 8.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (46 people, 31.51%)
- Lasix (36 people, 24.66%)
- Seroquel (29 people, 19.86%)
- Zometa (27 people, 18.49%)
- Toprol-xl (26 people, 17.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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