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 14,027 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)

Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 102,207 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

14,027 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: 13.0% - (2 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.0% - (22 of 61 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 46.0% - (18 of 39 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (25 of 61 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.0% - (60 of 114 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 68.0% - (87 of 127 people)
  • 10+ years: 74.0% - (60 of 81 people)
  • not specified: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
Lisinopril:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 60.0% - (38 of 63 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (11 of 43 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 45.0% - (34 of 75 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 49.0% - (68 of 137 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 59.0% - (75 of 127 people)
  • 10+ years: 69.0% - (46 of 66 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lipitor:
  • female: 49.0% - (81 of 164 people)
  • male: 57.0% - (196 of 338 people)
Lisinopril:
  • female: 46.0% - (84 of 182 people)
  • male: 55.0% - (191 of 346 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: 46.0% - (36 of 77 people)
  • 50-59: 56.0% - (73 of 129 people)
  • 60+: 56.0% - (161 of 283 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: 45.0% - (35 of 77 people)
  • 50-59: 58.0% - (84 of 144 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (146 of 292 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

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

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug eruption
  • muscular weakness
  • tremor
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dermatitis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • neoplasm malignant
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
10-19:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • generalised oedema
  • operative haemorrhage
  • pancreatitis
  • pulmonary oedema
  • renal failure
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
20-29:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • influenza like illness
  • urinary tract infection
  • bronchitis
  • tuberculin test positive
  • presyncope
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • lobar pneumonia
  • back pain
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • headache
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • nausea
40-49:
  • myocardial infarction
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • hypertension
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
50-59:
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • coronary artery disease
  • depression
  • cerebrovascular accident
60+:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • anxiety
  • myocardial infarction
  • chest pain
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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