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 29,501 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 130,123 users)

Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 160,694 users)

On Jul, 22, 2016

29,501 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: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.0% - (35 of 80 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 45.0% - (26 of 57 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 41.0% - (44 of 107 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 60.0% - (100 of 164 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 81.0% - (138 of 170 people)
  • 10+ years: 61.0% - (84 of 136 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (11 of 11 people)
Aspirin:
  • < 1 month: 7.0% - (1 of 14 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.0% - (23 of 61 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 51.0% - (16 of 31 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (41 of 82 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.0% - (63 of 148 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 55.0% - (75 of 135 people)
  • 10+ years: 60.0% - (100 of 165 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lipitor:
  • female: 53.0% - (125 of 235 people)
  • male: 62.0% - (316 of 506 people)
Aspirin:
  • female: 46.0% - (88 of 190 people)
  • male: 52.0% - (234 of 449 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: 60.0% - (9 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 34.0% - (33 of 97 people)
  • 50-59: 61.0% - (116 of 190 people)
  • 60+: 64.0% - (282 of 438 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: 75.0% - (9 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 38.0% - (35 of 90 people)
  • 50-59: 41.0% - (73 of 175 people)
  • 60+: 56.0% - (205 of 362 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

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

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • myocardial infarction
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • fall
male:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • myocardial infarction
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • 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:
  • gastritis
  • h1n1 influenza
  • transplant rejection
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • affective disorder
  • anger
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • bedridden
10-19:
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • interstitial lung disease
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pyrexia
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumomediastinum
20-29:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • influenza like illness
  • insomnia
  • palpitations
  • urinary tract infection
  • chest pain
  • blood glucose increased
30-39:
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • myocardial infarction
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • dizziness
  • hypotension
  • nausea
40-49:
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • injury
  • asthenia
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • myocardial infarction
  • fall
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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