Crestor Vs. Lipitor for a male patient aged 67 - from FDA reports

This is a personalized comparison Crestor, Lipitor for a man aged 67. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 09, 2019

52,671 males aged 67 (±5) who take Crestor, Lipitor are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Crestor, Lipitor for a male patient aged 67.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 67
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: High Cholesterol

Drugs in this study:

  • Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
  • Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 67 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
Outcome and its % of total reports:

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body):
  • Crestor: 0.12 %
  • Lipitor: 0.24 %

Most common side effects:

  1. Weakness
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  4. Breathing Difficulty
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Dizziness
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Drug Ineffective
  9. Heart Attack
  10. Rashes (redness)
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Weakness
  3. Breathing Difficulty
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  8. Heart Attack
  9. Dizziness
  10. Chest Pain

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  2. Weakness
  3. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  4. Heart Attack
  5. Fall
  6. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  7. Breathing Difficulty
  8. Joint Pain
  9. Pain In Extremity
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  1. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  2. Weakness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Pain In Extremity
  5. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  6. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  7. Joint Pain
  8. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
  9. Memory Loss
  10. Heart Attack

FDA reports used in this study

What are the drugs?

What are the symptoms?

  • Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gout, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 30,949 Gout patients).

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