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Review: taking Aspirin and Lipitor together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Aspirin and Lipitor together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Aspirin and Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,653 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 164,583 Aspirin users)

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,798 Lipitor users)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 29,648 people who take Aspirin, Lipitor are studied

Aspirin, Lipitor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Aspirin (aspirin)
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Aspirin is effective8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
35.48%
(11 of 31 people)
64.00%
(16 of 25 people)
55.17%
(32 of 58 people)
43.52%
(47 of 108 people)
52.04%
(51 of 98 people)
56.64%
(64 of 113 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Lipitor is effective15.38%
(2 of 13 people)
49.06%
(26 of 53 people)
62.86%
(22 of 35 people)
42.47%
(31 of 73 people)
60.45%
(81 of 134 people)
74.55%
(82 of 110 people)
65.26%
(62 of 95 people)
100.00%
(5 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Aspirin is effective49.59%
(61 of 123 people)
50.15%
(162 of 323 people)
Lipitor is effective55.19%
(85 of 154 people)
62.09%
(226 of 364 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Aspirin is effectiven/an/an/an/a63.64%
(7 of 11 people)
28.89%
(26 of 90 people)
26.11%
(59 of 226 people)
39.34%
(131 of 333 people)
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/an/a57.14%
(8 of 14 people)
25.00%
(26 of 104 people)
35.06%
(88 of 251 people)
46.90%
(189 of 403 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal FailureMyalgiaAstheniaMyalgiaMyalgiaMyalgiaMyalgiaPain
MyalgiaFatigueMyalgiaFatiguePain In ExtremityPainDeathNausea
RhabdomyolysisPain In ExtremityRhabdomyolysisRhabdomyolysisAstheniaRhabdomyolysisMuscular WeaknessDyspnoea
RashAstheniaArthralgiaRenal Failure AcutePainHeadacheInterstitial Lung DiseaseFatigue
PainPainPain In ExtremityAstheniaFatigueMuscle SpasmsCerebrovascular AccidentMyocardial Infarction
DyspnoeaArthralgiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedWeight DecreasedBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedPain In ExtremityRenal FailureAnxiety
Chest PainMuscular WeaknessChest PainFallRhabdomyolysisBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedAnaemiaDizziness
PyrexiaMalaisePainMyocardial InfarctionArthralgiaAstheniaPain In ExtremityAsthenia
NauseaNauseaFatigueBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedAnaemiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedAnxietyChest Pain
HeadacheChest PainInsomniaArthralgiaMuscular WeaknessMuscular WeaknessFatigueMyalgia

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaPain
PainDyspnoea
DyspnoeaMyocardial Infarction
FatigueFatigue
DizzinessAnxiety
AnxietyNausea
Myocardial InfarctionDizziness
AstheniaChest Pain
FallAsthenia
Chest PainMyalgia

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cerebrovascular AccidentGastritisHypertriglyceridaemiaNauseaPainMyocardial InfarctionPainDyspnoea
Foetal Cerebrovascular DisorderTransplant RejectionPyrexiaVomitingChest PainNauseaNauseaPain
Foetal Growth RestrictionH1n1 InfluenzaPancreatitis AcuteCardiac Failure CongestiveAnxietyChest PainAnxietyNausea
Hypoglycaemia NeonatalPain In ExtremityInterstitial Lung DiseaseUrinary Tract InfectionInjuryPainMyocardial InfarctionFatigue
DyspnoeaPainMaternal Exposure During PregnancyPalpitationsMyocardial InfarctionHypertensionChest PainDizziness
Neonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromePalpitationsPneumocystis Jiroveci PneumoniaBronchitisArthralgiaVomitingDyspnoeaAsthenia
Placental DisorderParaesthesiaDyspnoeaInsomniaNauseaAnxietyFatigueAnxiety
Jaundice NeonatalPsychomotor HyperactivityGlycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedInfluenza Like IllnessBlood Triglycerides IncreasedBack PainDizzinessMyocardial Infarction
Premature BabyOnychomycosisDrug IneffectiveChest PainHypotensionPyrexiaInjuryFall
TachycardiaMental DisorderPneumomediastinumCardiomyopathyVomitingDyspnoeaAstheniaDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I am wondering if xarelto is causing me to have leg tremors? (1 answer)
    In May of last year I was in the hospital being treated for dizziness and high blood pressure. They ran an EKG but didn't discover anything, the hospital put me on 25 mg a day of metroprolol tartrate. I went to a doctor and she switched me to lisinopril for the entire summer and it caused a great deal of adverse effects such as nearly passing out on a daily basis, sick, tired all the time, and really feeling ill all day long. I was switched back to metroprolol tartrate and gradually increased to 200 mg a day. I went to a heart doctor and he put me on xarelto. After being on it for a bout a month, I noticed my legs starting to shake when I am in a particular position. This only started after I started the xarelto. I don't have an appt with my heart doctor till June again. Should I bring this up to my regular doctor? He didn't want to put me on warfarin but I am wondering what to do?
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    I tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamines when I took a test and I'm trying to figure out why. I don't take all the allergy meds at the same time,they are just the different ones that are in my medicine cabinet. The compound is a mix for psoriasis.
  • Does high uric acid increases erectile dysfunction
    I have been suffering from hypertension, diabetes. My doctor recently prescribed Olmesartan 20 mg after 2-3 months I checked and found my Uric Acid is more than 7.5 and had noticed that I have developed Erectile Dysfunction....Is this due to taking Olmesartan
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  • Is any drug known to cause, prevent, or treat scintillating scotomata?
    Adult lifelong occasional scintillating scotomata without nausea or headache.
    Each episode lasts about 20 minutes. Brought on by focussed stress.
    Now much more frequent.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Aspirin (aspirin) is often used to treat blood clots. Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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