Crestor and Weight gain - unintentional - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain - unintentional with Crestor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,339 people who have side effects when taking Crestor from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
95,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 1,805 people (1.89%) have Weight gain - unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Crestor when people have Weight gain - unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 21.37 %
- 1 - 6 months: 38.46 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.82 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.55 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.68 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.13 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Crestor *:
- female: 69.17 %
- male: 30.83 %
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Crestor *:
- 0-1: 0.07 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.28 %
- 20-29: 0.35 %
- 30-39: 2.62 %
- 40-49: 12.19 %
- 50-59: 27.85 %
- 60+: 56.63 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (214 people, 11.86%)
- Depression (141 people, 7.81%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (127 people, 7.04%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (114 people, 6.32%)
- Diabetes (108 people, 5.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (201 people, 11.14%)
- Nexium (190 people, 10.53%)
- Lyrica (161 people, 8.92%)
- Synthroid (160 people, 8.86%)
- Plavix (153 people, 8.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (301 people, 16.68%)
- Joint Pain (240 people, 13.30%)
- Breathing Difficulty (238 people, 13.19%)
- Pain (216 people, 11.97%)
- High Blood Pressure (216 people, 11.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hello. I've been taking Crestor for 4-6 months now and for the last 2 months I've had 3 fevers. My last one lasting for 7 days. Ive been masking my symptoms with Tylenol or Advil but the doctors can't seem to find anything wrong. Anyone else been through this?
I have copd. Ive just been put on symbicort. iam also on spiriva respimat. Since I was put on symbicort I notice I have been gaining weight. I am on a strict low carb diet. I eat small meals . I cannot exercise due to my copd. What can I do to try and keep weight off.
User reviews to the study
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