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Trilipix vs Lipitor for a male patient aged 71

Summary: 15,600 male patients aged 71 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Trilipix vs Lipitor for a male aged 71. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Trilipix (latest outcomes from 3,889 users) has active ingredients of choline fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,834 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

On May, 3, 2015: 15,600 male patients aged 66 who take the same drugs are studied in Trilipix vs Lipitor

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male66Cholesterol

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Trilipix choline fenofibrateAbbott Labs
Lipitor atorvastatin calciumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 66 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Trilipix (Abbott Labs)Lipitor
Benemid

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Trilipix (Abbott Labs)Lipitor
FlushingMyocardial Infarction
MyalgiaMyalgia
RashFatigue
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedNausea
Back PainDrug Ineffective
HeadacheDyspnoea
PruritusChest Pain
NauseaDizziness
Blood Creatinine IncreasedAsthenia
AstheniaHypotension

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Trilipix (Abbott Labs)Lipitor
Night SweatsMyalgia
Erectile DysfunctionPain In Extremity
Asthenia
Muscular Weakness
Fatigue
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Arthralgia
Muscle Spasms
Myocardial Infarction
Rhabdomyolysis

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Trilipix0.00%6.25%50.00%25.00%18.75%
Lipitor1.83%6.85%31.51%44.14%15.68%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Trilipix (choline fenofibrate) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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