I have taken crestor 40mg for several years. Two years ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. About ten days ago I ran out of crestor. I didn't have any refills left until I see my primary care dr. I took crestor at bedtime and since I have been out of it my blood sugar reading in the morning have been great -much lower than normal. Could this be the result of not taking Crestor?
9 Aug 2010
Yes, Crestor can cause high blood sugar. Endocrine side effects including diabetes mellitus have been reported with Crestor.
- Crestor Information for Consumers
- Crestor Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Crestor (detailed)
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