Review: taking Lipitor and Aspirin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lipitor and Aspirin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Aspirin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,326 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 177,661 users)

Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 272,196 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

51,326 people who take Lipitor, Aspirin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lipitor and Aspirin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lipitor:
  • < 1 month: 21.0% - (3 of 14 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.0% - (27 of 60 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.0% - (22 of 38 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 44.0% - (37 of 83 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 60.0% - (83 of 138 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (90 of 119 people)
  • 10+ years: 65.0% - (69 of 105 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
Aspirin:
  • < 1 month: 7.0% - (1 of 13 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.0% - (13 of 37 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.0% - (16 of 28 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 51.0% - (34 of 66 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.0% - (49 of 114 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 54.0% - (57 of 105 people)
  • 10+ years: 58.0% - (71 of 122 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lipitor:
  • female: 54.0% - (91 of 166 people)
  • male: 61.0% - (244 of 395 people)
Aspirin:
  • female: 48.0% - (66 of 135 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (176 of 351 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lipitor:
  • 0-1: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (8 of 14 people)
  • 40-49: 38.0% - (26 of 68 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (95 of 156 people)
  • 60+: 63.0% - (205 of 322 people)
Aspirin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 72.0% - (8 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 44.0% - (27 of 61 people)
  • 50-59: 44.0% - (63 of 143 people)
  • 60+: 53.0% - (144 of 271 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dyspnoea
  • myalgia
  • renal failure
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • rash
  • myocardial infarction
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • myalgia
  • muscular weakness
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • nausea
6 - 12 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • myalgia
  • chest pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • pyrexia
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • arthralgia
1 - 2 years:
  • myalgia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • weight decreased
  • arthralgia
  • renal failure acute
  • back pain
  • fall
2 - 5 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • arthralgia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • rhabdomyolysis
5 - 10 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • myalgia
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • headache
10+ years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • myalgia
  • anaemia
  • muscular weakness
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • pain
  • atrial fibrillation
  • pain in extremity
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • myocardial infarction
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • myocardial infarction
  • asthenia
  • headache
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dyspnoea
  • foetal cerebrovascular disorder
  • foetal growth restriction
  • hypoglycaemia neonatal
  • jaundice neonatal
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • placental disorder
  • premature baby
  • orthostatic hypotension
2-9:
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • malaise
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • contusion
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • gait disturbance
10-19:
  • hypotension
  • hypoglycaemia
  • pyrexia
  • acidosis
  • hyperlactacidaemia
  • drug ineffective
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • pancreatitis acute
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
20-29:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • bronchitis
  • cardiomyopathy
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • chest pain
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
40-49:
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • myalgia
  • vomiting
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • asthenia
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • myocardial infarction
  • drug ineffective

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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