Crestor and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 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


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Crestor cause Weight gain?

Time on Crestor when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 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 when taking Crestor *:

  • female: 69.17 %
  • male: 30.83 %

Age of people who have Weight gain 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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