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Review: could Crestor cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain - unintentional 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 Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 57,731 people who have side effects while taking Crestor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,064 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Crestor

Crestor (latest outcomes from 60,016 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

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Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 57,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 1,064 people (1.84%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Crestor reports

Time on Crestor when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional15.53%37.86%12.62%8.74%18.45%5.83%0.97%

Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Crestor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.10%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.00%14.70%30.64%51.55%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Crestor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional2.94%52.94%29.41%14.71%

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain - unintentional12.50%0.00%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (243 people, 22.84%)
  2. Hypertension (128 people, 12.03%)
  3. Depression (105 people, 9.87%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (82 people, 7.71%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (75 people, 7.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (212 people, 19.92%)
  2. Nexium (125 people, 11.75%)
  3. Metformin hcl (111 people, 10.43%)
  4. Furosemide (102 people, 9.59%)
  5. Lipitor (100 people, 9.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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