Review: taking Lipitor and Lopressor together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Lipitor and Lopressor together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Lopressor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3 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)

Lopressor

Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lopressor 18,354 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

3 people who take Lipitor, Lopressor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lipitor and Lopressor drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • aortic valve stenosis
  • echocardiogram abnormal
  • pulmonary hypertension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

60+:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • aortic valve stenosis
  • echocardiogram abnormal
  • pulmonary hypertension

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Lopressor (metoprolol fumarate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

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