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Lisinopril vs Lipitor, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 70

This is personalized comparison of Lisinopril vs Lipitor for a male aged 70. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 98,952 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,648 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

What is the symptom

Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 70,569 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 27,596 male patients aged 65 who take the same drugs are studied in Lisinopril vs Lipitor

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male65Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lisinopril lisinoprilnot specified
Lipitor atorvastatin calciumPfizer

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 65 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

LisinoprilLipitor (Pfizer)
Pancreatitis Acute1.28%0.82%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LisinoprilLipitor (Pfizer)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Myalgia (muscle pain)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
DizzinessChest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Asthenia (weakness)
Asthenia (weakness)Dizziness
Chest PainHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LisinoprilLipitor (Pfizer)
Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Myalgia (muscle pain)
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Pain In Extremity
CoughAsthenia (weakness)
DepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
FallArthralgia (joint pain)
Chest PainMuscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lisinopril3.44%15.25%36.07%34.43%10.82%
Lipitor1.94%6.96%30.91%44.01%16.18%

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On eHealthMe, Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. 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.

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