Any long term side effects of crestor (rosuvastatin)?

No. Most common side effect, muscle aches, isreversible after stopping or reducing the drug. Liver injury is also reversible. So there are no long term permanent side effects.

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Anyone had side effects taking crestor (rosuvastatin)?

Muscle aches, etc. This is a statin drug, and like other statins, has the danger of causing rhabdomyolysis, or muscle breakdown, a severe side effect. This may be manifested by muscle aches/problems. This drug also increases he risk of diabetes, and can also be toxic to the kidneys. In fact, muscle aches/pain is a reason patients might be taken off this drug.

Has anyone taking crestor (rosuvastatin) for high cholesterol had any side effects?

Muscle aches, etc. This is a statin drug, and like other statins, has the danger of causing rhabdomyolysis, or muscle breakdown, a severe side effect. This may be manifested by muscle aches/problems. This drug also increases he risk of diabetes, and can also be toxic to the kidneys. In fact, muscle aches/pain is a reason patients might be taken off this drug.

Side effects of taking too much crestor (rosuvastatin) when starting to take it after 3 months of none? Took whole instead of half pill. Should I skip tomorrow?

Usually not. Most of my patients who experience side effects of Crestor (rosuvastatin) really are not having side effects and they are coincidental. You should continue the medication and call your doctor. Most of my patients who have joint pain, but stay on the med have it resolve and find out something else made them sore.
None. Unlikely to make any difference one way or the other. Crestor (rosuvastatin) lasts in the body longer than other statins.