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 36,255 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 143,537 users)

Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 184,887 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

36,255 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% - (89 of 118 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: 53.0% - (56 of 104 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% - (243 of 394 people)
Aspirin:
  • female: 48.0% - (66 of 135 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (175 of 350 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% - (204 of 321 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+: 52.0% - (143 of 270 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • myalgia
  • dyspnoea
  • renal failure
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • cough
  • rash
  • rhabdomyolysis
1 - 6 months:
  • myalgia
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • nausea
  • muscular weakness
  • malaise
6 - 12 months:
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • myalgia
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • weight increased
  • blood cholesterol increased
1 - 2 years:
  • myalgia
  • fatigue
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • weight decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • fall
  • myocardial infarction
2 - 5 years:
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • arthralgia
  • death
  • anaemia
5 - 10 years:
  • myalgia
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • headache
  • nausea
  • muscle spasms
  • asthenia
  • muscular weakness
10+ years:
  • fatigue
  • atrial fibrillation
  • muscular weakness
  • myalgia
  • high blood pressure
  • anaemia
  • death
  • anxiety
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dizziness
not specified:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • myocardial infarction
  • asthenia
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • myalgia
  • asthenia

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:
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • pancreatitis acute
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • interstitial lung disease
  • anxiety
  • glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
20-29:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • insomnia
  • blood glucose increased
  • influenza like illness
30-39:
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • injury
  • dizziness
  • headache
40-49:
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • myocardial infarction
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • pain in extremity
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • myocardial infarction

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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