Crestor and Polyneuropathy - from FDA reports
Polyneuropathy is found among people who take Crestor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Polyneuropathy 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 Nov, 19, 2017
95,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor.
Among them, 69 people (0.07%) have Polyneuropathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Crestor when people have Polyneuropathy *:
- < 1 month: 8.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor *:
- female: 43.94 %
- male: 56.06 %
Age of people who have Polyneuropathy when taking Crestor *:
- 0-1: 1.75 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 21.05 %
- 50-59: 24.56 %
- 60+: 52.63 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (11 people, 15.94%)
- Breast Cancer (11 people, 15.94%)
- Bone Neoplasm Malignant (10 people, 14.49%)
- High Blood Pressure (8 people, 11.59%)
- Bone Loss (7 people, 10.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (16 people, 23.19%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 21.74%)
- Neurontin (13 people, 18.84%)
- Lantus (13 people, 18.84%)
- Celebrex (13 people, 18.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (19 people, 27.54%)
- High Blood Pressure (18 people, 26.09%)
- Joint Pain (17 people, 24.64%)
- Pain (15 people, 21.74%)
- Osteoarthritis (15 people, 21.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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