Review: taking Lipitor and Lopressor together
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 7,885 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 132,805 Lipitor users) Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 18,527 Lopressor users)
What are the drugs
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,805 Lipitor users)
Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 18,527 Lopressor users)
On Feb, 3, 2015: 7,885 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 17 people)
(19 of 32 people)
(17 of 40 people)
(32 of 45 people)
(14 of 20 people)
|Lopressor is effective||14.29%|
(1 of 7 people)
(8 of 28 people)
(9 of 21 people)
(9 of 23 people)
(25 of 56 people)
(24 of 40 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|
|Multi-organ Failure||Weight Decreased||Arthralgia||Oedema Peripheral||Nausea||Insomnia||Myocardial Infarction||Dyspnoea|
|Death||Ageusia||Chest Pain||Coronary Artery Disease||Oedema Peripheral||Hypertension||Osteonecrosis||Chest Pain|
|Fatigue||Myalgia||Injury||Cardiac Arrest||Insomnia||Decreased Appetite||Renal Failure||Fatigue|
|Anxiety||Chest Pain||Pneumonia||Dyspnoea||Decreased Appetite||Nausea||Chest Pain||Injury|
|Anhedonia||Pain In Extremity||Fatigue||Cerebrovascular Accident||Pneumonia||Anxiety Disorder||Fatigue||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Emotional Distress||Decreased Appetite||Arthritis||Rhabdomyolysis||Chest Pain||Coronary Artery Restenosis||Death||Asthenia|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Lipitor is effective||48.57%|
(34 of 70 people)
(64 of 115 people)
|Lopressor is effective||43.06%|
(31 of 72 people)
(57 of 118 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)
(19 of 70 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)
(23 of 72 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 am wondering if xarelto is causing me to have leg tremors?
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?
- Can statin drugs--lipator cause facial flushing?
Facial redness. Also taking testosterone injections--Cipinate
- 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.
- I have mild myasyhenia gravis and have recently had heart surgery. could surgery, or anesthetics aggravate or exacerbate myasthenia gravis symptoms?
I was also given intravenous antibiotics prior to and during surgery. i am wondering if this could have exacerbated Myasthenia Gravis symptoms that are usually controlled by mestinon.
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I have horribly, terrifying nightmares, every night. They are all variations on a theme of terror.
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- Terrible excessive sweating from hydrochlorothiazide
I guess I fit the profile of who gets excessive sweating from HCTZ. I am a 65 year old female and suffered from excessive sweating for two years. With just very little exertion, I would pour sweat from the top of my head. It would run into my face and all over my hair. My hair would be ringing wet. I had heavy perspiration in the groin area and down my back also. I had to change clothing 2-3 times a day and wash up or shower that many times also. The doctor tried changing my Cymbalta and put me on Wellbutrin instead. It did absolutely no good. I went off the wellbutrin and back onto the Cymbalta. I did some research and saw that HCTZ could cause excessive sweating. Both my doctor and my pharmacist said that they had never heard of that. I went off the HCTZ, and my sweating stopped almost immediately. My doctor and my pharmacist were very surprised. I'm one of those people who frequently have different reactions to drugs than are typical. If you're having excessive perspiration and are on HCTZ, try going off of it. It just may be the culprit!
- Hydrochlorothiazide made me pour sweat
Hydroclorothiazide made me absolutely pour sweat for two years. My doctors could not find out what was causing the problem. It took little exertion for me to start dripping sweat. My hair would be absolutely soaked...especially in the summer, but if I was cleaning house in the winter also. I finally did my own research and proposed to my doctor that HCTZ was the problem. He did not agree with me, but agreed to let me go off of it for a short time. The profuse sweating stopped almost immediately.
- Lipitor weight loss/ lisinipril ed issue (1 response)
40 mg Lipitor for two months caused 8 pounds weight loss,thoughts of losing my mind ,racing heart rate,mental confusion,emergency visits twice,never in my life have gone to hospital by ambulance..5'11 178 BM 17 ,faithful gym rat ,all test ruled out physical issues,informed doctor, he didn't feel Lipitor was the cause,I stopped Lipitor 3 weeks later not losing weight ,bad dreams gone,feeling like myself again,hoping to regain the weight in time,Lisinpril 10 mg started two years ago ,has issues but did not connect until recently,3 months after taking started to have problems in the bedroom,only within the last 5 months did it occur to me was that was the cause of my sexual performance...had all test done testosterone ,blood work and all came back normal,stopped taking Lisinpril for 4 days a my manhood returned to normal!! Just spoke with doctor and says that shouldn't be????? Really ,he has since written me a new BP prescription,recent BP readings have been normal and will not take until BP rises....eating better ,with supplements ,,why Doctors don't believe the patient is incredulous ,thanks to sites like this people need to really question the health care their getting .....
- 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.
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I had my hip replaced in July. I had an EKG where they discovered I have afib. I was prescribed metoprolol for that. And i noticed that I've been getting sores and lesions on my legs and arms. I also have been getting hot flashes in the mornindgand have had some large bruising from what would seem like a minor impact.
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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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- Lipitor is used in:
- Lopressor is used in:
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