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Review: Lipitor and Lopressor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Lopressor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,872 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Lopressor (latest outcomes from 18,512 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 7,872 people who take Lipitor, Lopressor are studied

Lipitor, Lopressor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
- Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lipitor is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
28.57%
(8 of 28 people)
50.00%
(8 of 16 people)
56.67%
(17 of 30 people)
43.59%
(17 of 39 people)
69.77%
(30 of 43 people)
70.00%
(14 of 20 people)
n/a
Lopressor is effective14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
26.92%
(7 of 26 people)
42.86%
(9 of 21 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
43.64%
(24 of 55 people)
59.46%
(22 of 37 people)
80.00%
(12 of 15 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal FailureFatigueMyalgiaMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoeaAnxietyMyocardial Infarction
PainNauseaMyocardial InfarctionChest PainFatigueMyocardial InfarctionEmotional DistressPain
Renal ImpairmentVomitingChest PainMyalgiaHypertensionInsomniaDepressionNausea
Multi-organ FailureDepressionAstheniaArthralgiaDyspnoeaDiarrhoeaMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
InjuryWeight DecreasedArthralgiaOedema PeripheralNauseaFatigueInjuryAnxiety
DeathChest PainAnxietyCoronary Artery DiseaseOedema PeripheralHypertensionOsteonecrosisChest Pain
FatigueMyalgiaCoronary Artery DiseaseCardiac ArrestInsomniaNauseaRenal FailureFatigue
AnxietyAgeusiaParaesthesiaDyspnoeaDecreased AppetiteDecreased AppetiteChest PainInjury
AnhedoniaDecreased AppetiteArthritisCerebrovascular AccidentChest PainCoronary Artery RestenosisFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Emotional DistressPain In ExtremityFatigueBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedPneumoniaAnxiety DisorderDeathAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lipitor is effective47.76%
(32 of 67 people)
55.86%
(62 of 111 people)
Lopressor is effective41.43%
(29 of 70 people)
48.25%
(55 of 114 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaMyocardial Infarction
Myocardial InfarctionPain
PainDyspnoea
DyspnoeaAnxiety
Chest PainChest Pain
AnxietyInjury
FatigueNausea
DiarrhoeaFatigue
Cardiac Failure CongestiveCoronary Artery Disease
DizzinessOedema Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/a16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
30.00%
(9 of 30 people)
28.57%
(18 of 63 people)
43.75%
(63 of 144 people)
Lopressor is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
27.78%
(10 of 36 people)
32.31%
(21 of 65 people)
34.97%
(50 of 143 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Catheter Related ComplicationRoad Traffic Accidentn/aNauseaMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial Infarction
Sleep DisorderUrinary Tract InfectionChest PainChest PainPainNausea
TachycardiaCardiac Failure CongestiveAnxietyPainChest PainPain
TremorVomitingCoronary Artery AtherosclerosisNauseaAnxietyDyspnoea
Hallucination, VisualBlood Cholesterol IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedHeadacheDyspnoeaAnxiety
Feeling AbnormalPalpitationsPyrexiaOedema PeripheralCoronary Artery DiseaseAsthenia
ConstipationRenal CancerAdverse Drug ReactionDyspnoeaNauseaFatigue
ContusionPresyncopePanic DisorderAnxietyOedema PeripheralChest Pain
FallMenstruation IrregularHaematomaDiabetes MellitusFatigueAtrial Fibrillation
Confusional StateBlood Glucose IncreasedDiabetes MellitusCoronary Artery DiseaseCardiac Failure CongestiveInjury

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • This happened about 1 month ago and again last night. It came on 20 minutes after taking above medications with the addition of 2 baby aspirin. I've been on this regimin for 5 1//2 years. My BP also went up. After chewing 4 baby aspirin, per 911 operator's instruction, the heart started to slow almost immediately. i also take CoQ10 200 mg daily in the AM

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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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