I thought this information might help you or someone you know. Two years ago my Dr. changed my medicine from zocor to crestor. Shortly later I noticed the skin on my face was getting darker but I'm covered in freckles so I figured it was from the sun. At this time I was living in CA. A few months later we moved to Florida and my facial skin was getting darker to where people were staring at me. In fact one lady stopped and asked me what happened to your face. We were in Florida for 9 mths. and I was either swimming in our pool or at the beach. So again I assume it's from the sun. Well we ended back here in CA because we missed our Grandkids to much. So right away I got a Dr. because of my diabetes. She looked at my face and I needed to see a dermatoligist. It took me 5 mths to get in to see him. So not the sun! It's the Crestor that has changed my face color to silver and I was to stop it immediately and he prescribed me a facial cream with bleach in it and it will take over 2 years to fade away.
When you see something different on your body never assume you know what it is. Waiting 5 mths to see him is just unreal. That means I have been taking crestor for 5 mths more than I should have.
If you know anybody that has different coloring on their face tell them to see a Dr. ASAP. Hug's Barbara
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