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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

Crestor (latest outcomes from 59,939 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Weight loss

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.

Trend of Weight loss in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss25.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.98%1.96%22.55%38.24%36.27%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (24 people, 16.44%)
  2. Metastases to bone (16 people, 10.96%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (15 people, 10.27%)
  4. Anxiety (14 people, 9.59%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 8.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (46 people, 31.51%)
  2. Lasix (36 people, 24.66%)
  3. Seroquel (29 people, 19.86%)
  4. Zometa (27 people, 18.49%)
  5. Toprol-xl (26 people, 17.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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