A study for a 76 year old woman who takes Crestor - from FDA reports


Summary

10,576 females aged 76 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 76 year old female patient who has High Cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

10,576 females aged 76 (±5) who take Crestor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Crestor for a 76-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 76
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: High Cholesterol
  • Drugs taken:
    • Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • muscle aches
  • weakness
  • pain in extremity
  • malaise
  • joint pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dizziness
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • nausea
  • headache
1 - 6 months:
  • muscle aches
  • weakness
  • pain in extremity
  • muscle spasms
  • joint pain
  • breathing difficulty
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • headache
  • pain
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • muscle aches
  • weakness
  • pain in extremity
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • dizziness
  • acute kidney failure
  • weight decreased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • malaise
  • pain
1 - 2 years:
  • muscle aches
  • weakness
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • high density lipoprotein decreased
  • pain in extremity
  • malaise
  • dizziness
  • gait disturbance
  • joint pain
  • fever
2 - 5 years:
  • muscle aches
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • renal failure acute
  • pain in extremity
  • weakness
  • muscle spasms
  • pneumonia
  • gait disturbance
  • fatigue
  • fall
5 - 10 years:
  • muscle aches
  • high blood pressure
  • drug ineffective
  • stroke
  • gait disturbance
  • weakness
  • muscle spasms
  • malaise
  • interstitial lung disease
  • dizziness
10+ years:
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • joint pain
  • lactose intolerance
  • gastric polyps
  • gastric ulcer
  • oesophageal disorder
  • thyroid diseases
  • fall
  • pneumonia
not specified:
  • weakness
  • nausea
  • malaise
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • breathing difficulty
  • muscle aches
  • diarrhea
  • pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (1,627 people, 15.38%)
  • Osteoporosis (585 people, 5.53%)
  • Diabetes (577 people, 5.46%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (512 people, 4.84%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (482 people, 4.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (1,360 people, 12.86%)
  • Synthroid (896 people, 8.47%)
  • Plavix (888 people, 8.40%)
  • Nexium (853 people, 8.07%)
  • Lasix (650 people, 6.15%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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