Crestor is a prescription drug manufactured by AstraZeneca for the treatment of high cholesterol and other related conditions. Crestor is a member of the class of drugs known as statins that have been shown to lower cardiovascular risks. Unfortunately, Crestor is known to carry significant side effects that may result in serious damages. Some Crestor side effects include depression, loss of appetite, tingling, and some reports of kidney and liver damage. There are cases where patients who took Crestor later developed serious illnesses as the result of taking the drug and successfully sued the drug manufacturer for their injuries. If you’re taking Crestor or any statin, it’s important to understand the known risks associated with taking the medication. If you took Crestor and later developed a serious illness, you should contact an experienced attorney to find our your legal options.