Why CRESTOR* (Rosuvastatin calcium ) is Prescribed for Patients

Patient opinion of CRESTOR: not satisfied (average rating score: 1.76)

(based on 1107 reviews )

Top 10 Reasons for taking CRESTOR
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Reason # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Blood cholesterol increased*365
2Blood cholesterol*50
3Hyperlipidaemia*6
4Type iia hyperlipidaemia3
5Myocardial infarction2
6Hypercholesterolaemia*2
7Cerebrovascular accident1
8Diabetes mellitus1
9Peripheral vascular disorder1
10Arteriosclerosis1

*Also included as reason for taking drug in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Top 20 Side Effects of CRESTOR
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Side Effect # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Pain*317
2Myalgia*218
3Arthralgia204
4Somnolence156
5Muscular weakness151
6Fatigue*147
7Muscle spasms137
8Pain in extremity*132
9Insomnia130
10Back pain121
11Headache104
12Depression100
13Amnesia97
14Anxiety86
15Weight increased85
16Tenderness64
17Nausea*64
18Hypoaesthesia63
19Dizziness*63
20Paraesthesia61

*Important! This side effect is also associated with Adverse Event Reports (serious reaction); Also see charts in FDA Adverse Events summary.

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Level of Satisfaction with CRESTOR

Total Reviews: 1107 (Average Rating: 1.76)

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Ask a Patient Number of Reviews by Age

Total Reviews: 1107*

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Note: * Reports include 22 reviews of unknown age.

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* Reviews for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Rosuvastatin calcium (Rosuvastatin, Rosuvastatin calcium, Rosuvastatina, Crestor)

Analytics of AskaPatient Reviews Provided by Druginformer.com
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