Review: taking Lipitor and Trilipix together


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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 515 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 177,664 users)

Trilipix

Trilipix has active ingredients of choline fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Trilipix 4,890 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

515 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: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 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: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 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: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
Trilipix:
  • female: 75.0% - (6 of 8 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: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (1 of 5 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: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • rash
  • muscle spasms
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • bone pain
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • drug intolerance
  • myalgia
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • gastritis
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • haematemesis
6 - 12 months:
  • asthenia
  • electrocardiogram abnormal
  • 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:
  • back pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • muscle fatigue
  • muscle spasms
  • muscular weakness
  • renal impairment
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • malaise
  • myalgia
  • rash scaly
5 - 10 years:
  • arrhythmia
  • blood calcium increased
  • pulse
10+ years:
  • gait disturbance
  • pain in extremity
  • angiopathy
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • denervation atrophy
  • dysgraphia
  • dyskinesia
  • infection
not specified:
  • flushing
  • myalgia
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • constipation
  • blood glucose increased
  • pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • muscle spasms
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • blood glucose increased
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
male:
  • flushing
  • myalgia
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • muscle spasms
  • paraesthesia
  • diarrhoea
  • pruritus

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • apparent death
  • back pain
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • pain in extremity
  • pharyngeal oedema
  • throat tightness
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
  • constipation
  • angiopathy
  • pain
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • flushing
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
50-59:
  • myalgia
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • abdominal pain
  • pain in extremity
  • chest pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • hypertension
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • constipation
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • muscle spasms
  • abdominal pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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