Review: taking Lipitor and Lisinopril together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lipitor and Lisinopril together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Lisinopril. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,598 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)

Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 115,032 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

16,598 people who take Lipitor, Lisinopril are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lipitor and Lisinopril drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lipitor:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.0% - (17 of 48 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 51.0% - (17 of 33 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 46.0% - (23 of 50 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 55.0% - (49 of 88 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 74.0% - (66 of 89 people)
  • 10+ years: 70.0% - (35 of 50 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Lisinopril:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 59.0% - (28 of 47 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.0% - (11 of 30 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 48.0% - (31 of 64 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 54.0% - (53 of 98 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 61.0% - (57 of 92 people)
  • 10+ years: 73.0% - (36 of 49 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lipitor:
  • female: 49.0% - (59 of 119 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (151 of 251 people)
Lisinopril:
  • female: 51.0% - (69 of 134 people)
  • male: 57.0% - (149 of 257 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lipitor:
  • 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (30 of 59 people)
  • 50-59: 53.0% - (53 of 99 people)
  • 60+: 60.0% - (120 of 199 people)
Lisinopril:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 71.0% - (10 of 14 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (30 of 59 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (66 of 109 people)
  • 60+: 53.0% - (112 of 208 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dyspnoea
  • myalgia
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • insomnia
1 - 6 months:
  • myalgia
  • pain
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • muscle spasms
  • chest pain
6 - 12 months:
  • myalgia
  • headache
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • depression
  • renal failure acute
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • drug ineffective
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • myalgia
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • muscle spasms
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • hypertension
  • dizziness
2 - 5 years:
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • coronary artery disease
  • myalgia
  • myocardial infarction
  • hypotension
  • dizziness
  • multi-organ failure
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis acute
5 - 10 years:
  • anaemia
  • loss of smell
  • nausea
  • myalgia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • chest discomfort
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
10+ years:
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • renal failure acute
  • short-term memory loss
  • myalgia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • constipation
  • mental status changes
  • bradycardia
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • hypertension

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • hypertension
  • myocardial infarction
  • cardiac failure congestive
male:
  • pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug eruption
  • muscular weakness
  • tremor
  • anterior chamber cleavage syndrome
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dermatitis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gastric ulcer
  • haematochezia
  • haemorrhage intracranial
2-9:
  • diarrhoea
  • renal failure acute
  • respiratory distress
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • decreased appetite
  • erythema
  • loss of consciousness
  • nausea
10-19:
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • dyspepsia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pain in extremity
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • adverse event
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • body height decreased
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • dysphagia
20-29:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • urinary tract infection
  • bronchitis
  • nausea
  • influenza like illness
  • back pain
  • tuberculin test positive
  • vomiting
  • presyncope
  • lobar pneumonia
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • vomiting
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • nausea
  • headache
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
40-49:
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • hypertension
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • weight increased
  • dyspnoea
50-59:
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • coronary artery disease
  • depression
  • cerebrovascular accident
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • myalgia
  • chest pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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