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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 7,879 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 132,712 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

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Lopressor (latest outcomes from 18,519 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

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On Nov, 1, 2014: 7,879 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)
27.59%
(8 of 29 people)
50.00%
(8 of 16 people)
58.06%
(18 of 31 people)
42.50%
(17 of 40 people)
71.11%
(32 of 45 people)
70.00%
(14 of 20 people)
n/a
Lopressor is effective14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
42.86%
(9 of 21 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
44.64%
(25 of 56 people)
58.97%
(23 of 39 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 InfarctionMyocardial InfarctionAnxietyMyocardial Infarction
PainNauseaMyocardial InfarctionChest PainFatigueDyspnoeaEmotional DistressPain
Renal ImpairmentVomitingChest PainMyalgiaHypertensionDiarrhoeaDepressionNausea
Multi-organ FailureDepressionAstheniaArthralgiaNauseaInsomniaMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
InjuryWeight DecreasedArthralgiaOedema PeripheralDyspnoeaFatigueInjuryAnxiety
DeathMyalgiaAnxietyCoronary Artery DiseaseOedema PeripheralHypertensionOsteonecrosisChest Pain
FatigueAgeusiaCoronary Artery DiseaseCardiac ArrestInsomniaDecreased AppetiteRenal FailureFatigue
AnxietyChest PainParaesthesiaDyspnoeaDecreased AppetiteNauseaChest PainInjury
AnhedoniaPain In ExtremityArthritisFatiguePneumoniaAnxiety DisorderFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Emotional DistressDecreased AppetiteFatigueBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedChest PainCoronary Artery RestenosisDeathAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lipitor is effective48.57%
(34 of 70 people)
55.75%
(63 of 113 people)
Lopressor is effective43.06%
(31 of 72 people)
48.28%
(56 of 116 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)
28.12%
(18 of 64 people)
44.59%
(66 of 148 people)
Lopressor is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
27.78%
(10 of 36 people)
33.33%
(22 of 66 people)
35.62%
(52 of 146 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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    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Heart Attack With Stents, and takes Metoprolol Tartrate, Protonix, Plavix)
    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 appre ...

  • 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?
    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
    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 ...

  • Laryngitis from depression?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Diabetic, Heart Attack, Hardly Any Voice For 8wks. Long History Of Depression. , and takes Lipitor, Metformin, Insulin, Prozac)
    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.

  • What causes ideopathic polyneurothopy if not diabetic?
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Numbness And Tingling, Numbness In Hands Or Feet, and takes Atorvastatin Calcium, Vitamin D, CoQ-10, Adderall Xr 20, Bystolic, Azor)
    Numbness in ball of foot. Started on one right side and progressed to both. EMG indicated Ideopathic Polyneurothopy. Pre diabetic with A1C of 5.8 - only one reading ever exceeded diabetic criteria at 6.6. Started 6 months ago with slow progression. No pain, minor tingling. Not constant but pro ...

  • My doctor prescribed citalopram for depression but l have myasthenia gravis is the ol
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Depression, and takes Lisinopril, Atorvastatin Calcium, Prednisolone, Azathioprine)
    Could anyone help, my doctor has given me citalopram for depression but I have myasthenia gravis is this ok I have read it might not be safe?

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    (Posted by a 63 year old woman who has SVT, and takes Metoprolol Tartrate)
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    (Posted by a 53 year old woman who has Constipation, GERD, and takes Lyrica, Methadone Hydrochloride, Lipitor)
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    (Posted by a 76 year old man who has Motor Neurone Disease, and takes Lipitor)
    Took Lipitor for 5years ,3 years later have periphal neurophy plus motor neuron disease. Now totally incompasitated..

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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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