Crestor Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Muscle Pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Generalized Weakness
  • Head Pain
  • Nausea
  • Stomach Cramps

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Diabetes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Joint Pain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Depression
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Hives
  • Immune-Mediated Necrotizing Myopathy
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Liver Failure
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Muscle Inflammation
  • Pancreatitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Sleep Disorder
  • Bloody Urine
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Itching
  • Memory Loss
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nightmares

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