Review: Lipitor and Lopressor
Summary: drug interactions are reported among 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 7,880 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 132,739 users) Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lopressor 18,523 users)
What are the drugs
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 132,739 users)
Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lopressor 18,523 users)
On Dec, 3, 2014: 7,880 people who take Lipitor, Lopressor are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
- Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Lipitor is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 2 people)
(8 of 29 people)
(8 of 16 people)
(18 of 31 people)
(17 of 40 people)
(32 of 45 people)
(14 of 20 people)
|Lopressor is effective||14.29%|
(1 of 7 people)
(8 of 27 people)
(9 of 21 people)
(9 of 23 people)
(25 of 56 people)
(23 of 39 people)
(12 of 15 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Renal Failure||Fatigue||Myalgia||Myocardial Infarction||Myocardial Infarction||Myocardial Infarction||Anxiety||Myocardial Infarction|
|Pain||Nausea||Myocardial Infarction||Chest Pain||Fatigue||Dyspnoea||Emotional Distress||Pain|
|Renal Impairment||Vomiting||Chest Pain||Myalgia||Hypertension||Diarrhoea||Depression||Nausea|
|Multi-organ Failure||Depression||Asthenia||Arthralgia||Nausea||Insomnia||Myocardial Infarction||Dyspnoea|
|Injury||Weight Decreased||Arthralgia||Oedema Peripheral||Dyspnoea||Fatigue||Injury||Anxiety|
|Death||Myalgia||Anxiety||Coronary Artery Disease||Oedema Peripheral||Hypertension||Osteonecrosis||Chest Pain|
|Fatigue||Ageusia||Coronary Artery Disease||Cardiac Arrest||Insomnia||Decreased Appetite||Renal Failure||Fatigue|
|Anxiety||Chest Pain||Paraesthesia||Dyspnoea||Decreased Appetite||Nausea||Chest Pain||Injury|
|Anhedonia||Pain In Extremity||Arthritis||Fatigue||Pneumonia||Anxiety Disorder||Fatigue||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Emotional Distress||Decreased Appetite||Fatigue||Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased||Chest Pain||Coronary Artery Restenosis||Death||Asthenia|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Lipitor is effective||48.57%|
(34 of 70 people)
(63 of 113 people)
|Lopressor is effective||43.06%|
(31 of 72 people)
(56 of 116 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Chest Pain||Chest Pain|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||Coronary Artery Disease|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Lipitor is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||16.67%|
(1 of 6 people)
(3 of 8 people)
(9 of 30 people)
(18 of 64 people)
(66 of 148 people)
|Lopressor is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 9 people)
(10 of 36 people)
(22 of 66 people)
(52 of 146 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Catheter Related Complication||Road Traffic Accident||n/a||Nausea||Myocardial Infarction||Myocardial Infarction||Myocardial Infarction||Myocardial Infarction|
|Sleep Disorder||Urinary Tract Infection||Chest Pain||Chest Pain||Pain||Nausea|
|Tachycardia||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Anxiety||Pain||Chest Pain||Pain|
|Tremor||Vomiting||Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis||Nausea||Anxiety||Dyspnoea|
|Hallucination, Visual||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Headache||Dyspnoea||Anxiety|
|Feeling Abnormal||Palpitations||Pyrexia||Oedema Peripheral||Coronary Artery Disease||Asthenia|
|Constipation||Renal Cancer||Adverse Drug Reaction||Dyspnoea||Nausea||Fatigue|
|Contusion||Presyncope||Panic Disorder||Anxiety||Oedema Peripheral||Chest Pain|
|Fall||Menstruation Irregular||Haematoma||Diabetes Mellitus||Fatigue||Atrial Fibrillation|
|Confusional State||Blood Glucose Increased||Diabetes Mellitus||Coronary Artery Disease||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Injury|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- I have been told by my gastroenterologist that i have gastroparesis, what are my treatment options, if any?
I've had a CT scan and a Gastric Emptying study completed. My stomach is only 35% emptied after 4 hours, it should be at least 90% empty at that point. I have a colonoscopy and esophagealendoscopy scheduled for the first week of the year. What are my treatment options at this point?
- Is type 2 diabetes reversible after stopping plavix after a year being on the drug?
Can any Plavix, Protonix or Metoprolol can type 2 diabetes and can it be reversible after stopping the meds? I experience severe leg cramps in my muscles. I was on Atorvastatin for high cholesterol for 8 months before being taken off. If anyone can answer any of my questions it will be greatly appreciated.
- My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid dreams that carry over when she awakens, or if she wakes up and sees visions. I do not want to change her meds, if possible. This combination of Aricept, Namenda and Lexapro have allowed her to be sharper mentally than she has in a number of years. Except for the hallucinations, it's been nothing short of amazing. Please help. Thank you
- Laryngitis from depression?
I had a heart attack 3yrs ago, finding it hard to handle. Waiting for a complete knee replacement, also long history of back problems. Chronic pain. Diabetic on insulin.
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- Lipitor caused gout attack.
My doctor gave me Lipitor to lower my Collestoral (240). Three days later I had lower stomach pains and the beginning of a Gout attack on my foot. I stopped taking the drug after 4 days when the full blown Gout attack came. I had been watching my diet and had not had a Gout attack for two years (my first one). Nothing changed except the Lipitor. I have no doubt the attack was brought on by the Lipitor. If you have Gout DO NOT TAKE LIPITOR (or its generic). Im now in my second week of pain and it's terrible.
- Metoprolol tartate* bad side effects
This drug caused me to gain 25 pounds, it caused depression, exhaustion, vivid dreams, joint pain, personality changes, I walk/jog frequently and could no longer jog at all. At one point I had vision problems, things would "jump" so badly that I couldn't drive (I am not sure what that was, they said whatever it was it was not my eyes. Confusion, memory problems. I think my infrequent SVTs were made worse. It made my life a living hell. My children finally said that if I didn't do something they would! I found a new Dr. and I was taken off of it and a review of all my original cardiac tests came back totally normal and I didn't need it anyway. And the only way I would ever take this medicine is if it were a last resort. There are other drugs that would have worked that have a lot less side effects. A cardiac nurse told me that Metoprolol is one of the worst for side effects. My husband has serious heart issues and was put on this med..I have noticed a lot of the same changes in him and I will work to have them change his medication also.
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- Motor neuron and periphal neurophy
Took Lipitor for 5years ,3 years later have periphal neurophy plus motor neuron disease. Now totally incompasitated..
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. 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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