Rosuvastatin calcium and Canker sores - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Canker sores is found among people who take Rosuvastatin calcium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Rosuvastatin calcium and have Canker sores. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,609 people who have side effects when taking Rosuvastatin calcium from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Nov, 30, 2022

15,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Rosuvastatin calcium.
Among them, 31 people (0.2%) have Canker sores.

What is Rosuvastatin calcium?

Rosuvastatin calcium has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 15,971 Rosuvastatin calcium users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Canker sores?

Canker sores (painful, open sore in the mouth) is found to be associated with 1,359 drugs and 991 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Rosuvastatin calcium and Canker sores reports submitted per year:

Could Rosuvastatin calcium cause Canker sores?

Gender of people who have Canker sores when taking Rosuvastatin calcium *:

  • female: 90 %
  • male: 10 %

Age of people who have Canker sores when taking Rosuvastatin calcium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 10.34 %
  • 60+: 79.31 %

Common drugs people take besides Rosuvastatin calcium *:

  1. Actemra: 22 people, 70.97%
  2. Asa: 11 people, 35.48%
  3. Calcium: 10 people, 32.26%
  4. Tylenol: 9 people, 29.03%
  5. Xanax: 8 people, 25.81%
  6. Delestrogen: 8 people, 25.81%
  7. Synthroid: 8 people, 25.81%
  8. Apixaban: 8 people, 25.81%
  9. Effexor: 8 people, 25.81%
  10. Lipitor: 8 people, 25.81%

Common side effects people have besides Canker sores *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 25 people, 80.65%
  2. Heart Rate Decreased: 24 people, 77.42%
  3. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 22 people, 70.97%
  4. Blood Pressure Systolic Increased: 21 people, 67.74%
  5. Infusion Related Reaction: 20 people, 64.52%
  6. Blood Pressure Fluctuation: 17 people, 54.84%
  7. Drug Ineffective: 16 people, 51.61%
  8. Rashes (redness): 15 people, 48.39%
  9. Joint Pain: 14 people, 45.16%
  10. Stomatitis (inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth): 14 people, 45.16%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 25 people, 80.65%
  2. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 3 people, 9.68%
  3. Rectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus): 2 people, 6.45%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 6.45%
  5. Renal Cell Carcinoma (a kidney cancer): 1 person, 3.23%
  6. Oesophageal Carcinoma (cancer tumour of oesophagus): 1 person, 3.23%
  7. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar): 1 person, 3.23%
  8. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 1 person, 3.23%
  9. Heart Disease: 1 person, 3.23%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Rosuvastatin calcium and have Canker sores?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on rosuvastatin calcium (the active ingredients of Rosuvastatin calcium) and Rosuvastatin calcium (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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