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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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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

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)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
59.38%
(19 of 32 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)
28.57%
(8 of 28 people)
42.86%
(9 of 21 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
44.64%
(25 of 56 people)
60.00%
(24 of 40 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 ImpairmentVomitingAnxietyMyalgiaHypertensionDiarrhoeaDepressionNausea
Multi-organ FailureWeight DecreasedArthralgiaOedema PeripheralNauseaInsomniaMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
InjuryDepressionAstheniaArthralgiaDyspnoeaFatigueInjuryAnxiety
DeathAgeusiaChest PainCoronary Artery DiseaseOedema PeripheralHypertensionOsteonecrosisChest Pain
FatigueMyalgiaInjuryCardiac ArrestInsomniaDecreased AppetiteRenal FailureFatigue
AnxietyChest PainPneumoniaDyspnoeaDecreased AppetiteNauseaChest PainInjury
AnhedoniaPain In ExtremityFatigueCerebrovascular AccidentPneumoniaAnxiety DisorderFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Emotional DistressDecreased AppetiteArthritisRhabdomyolysisChest PainCoronary Artery RestenosisDeathAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lipitor is effective48.57%
(34 of 70 people)
55.65%
(64 of 115 people)
Lopressor is effective43.06%
(31 of 72 people)
48.31%
(57 of 118 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
DizzinessHypotension

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)
27.14%
(19 of 70 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)
31.94%
(23 of 72 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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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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