Review: taking Lipitor and Trilipix together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lipitor and Trilipix together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Trilipix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 317 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)

Trilipix

Trilipix has active ingredients of choline fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Trilipix 3,729 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

317 people who take Lipitor, Trilipix are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lipitor and Trilipix drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lipitor:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Trilipix:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lipitor:
  • female: 70.0% - (7 of 10 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
Trilipix:
  • female: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 6 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
Trilipix:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • rash
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • bone pain
  • diarrhoea
  • drug intolerance
  • muscle spasms
  • myalgia
  • non-cardiac chest pain
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • gastritis
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • haematemesis
6 - 12 months:
  • asthenia
  • pulmonary embolism
1 - 2 years:
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • muscle spasms
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
  • coronary artery occlusion
  • dyslipidaemia
  • hypertension
  • neck pain
  • pulmonary embolism
2 - 5 years:
  • jaundice
  • lethargy
  • renal function test abnormal
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • malaise
  • myalgia
  • rash scaly
  • abdominal pain upper
  • arthralgia
  • blood triglycerides increased
5 - 10 years:
  • arrhythmia
  • pulse
10+ years:
  • gait disturbance
  • pain in extremity
not specified:
  • flushing
  • myalgia
  • arthralgia
  • pruritus
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • arthralgia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • nausea
  • myalgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • muscle spasms
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • flushing
  • myalgia
  • pruritus
  • fatigue
  • paraesthesia
  • asthenia
  • blood glucose increased
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • erythema
  • feeling hot
  • flushing
  • muscle spasms
  • myalgia
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • gastritis
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • haematemesis
  • melaena
  • nausea
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • arthralgia
  • flushing
  • angiopathy
  • bursitis
  • cervical dysplasia
  • constipation
  • fall
  • femur fracture
50-59:
  • myalgia
  • pruritus
  • flushing
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • hypertension
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • pulmonary embolism
60+:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • renal failure
  • chest discomfort
  • headache
  • abdominal discomfort

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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