ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • muscle pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • headache
  • nausea
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diabetes
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • constipation
  • joint pain
  • dizziness
  • a skin rash

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • depression
  • a disease with shrinking and weaker muscles called myopathy
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • hives
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • muscle inflammation
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • lung tissue problem
  • pancreatitis
  • immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • nightmares
  • enlarged breasts
  • itching
  • muscle weakness
  • memory loss
  • a sleep disorder
  • difficulty sleeping
  • high blood sugar

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