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Review: Lipitor and Warfarin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Warfarin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,712 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lipitor (what 132,670 Lipitor users reported?) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

Warfarin sodium (what 49,132 Warfarin Sodium users reported?) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is used in blood clots.

On Aug, 28, 2014: 10,711 people who take Lipitor, Warfarin Sodium are studied

Lipitor, Warfarin Sodium outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
- Warfarin Sodium (warfarin sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lipitor is effective16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
23.53%
(4 of 17 people)
58.33%
(7 of 12 people)
58.82%
(10 of 17 people)
59.38%
(19 of 32 people)
68.75%
(33 of 48 people)
76.67%
(23 of 30 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Warfarin Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 11 people)
66.67%
(16 of 24 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
69.23%
(18 of 26 people)
54.76%
(23 of 42 people)
77.78%
(21 of 27 people)
80.65%
(25 of 31 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedRenal Failure AcuteRectal HaemorrhageRhabdomyolysisHeadacheParaneoplastic SyndromePain
AsthmaHepatitis AcuteDyspnoeaMuscular WeaknessRenal Failure AcuteInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedSepsisDyspnoea
Cerebral InfarctionPainAtrial FibrillationHeadacheMuscular WeaknessDrug IneffectiveRenal ImpairmentAtrial Fibrillation
Renal Failure AcutePain In ExtremityRhabdomyolysisBack PainUrinary RetentionDiarrhoeaDeathNausea
Ventricular FibrillationArthralgiaDizzinessFatiguePainFatigueEmotional DistressCardiac Failure Congestive
Atrial FibrillationAstheniaMyalgiaPancytopeniaMuscle AtrophyDepressionFearFatigue
Haemoglobin DecreasedAtrial FibrillationNauseaAstheniaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedPainRenal InjuryInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
FallAnhedoniaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDyspnoeaMyalgiaCerebrovascular AccidentAnxietyAnxiety
AnaemiaAnxietyCerebrovascular AccidentBlood Product Transfusion DependentAnaemiaDizzinessPainAsthenia
International Normalised Ratio DecreasedEmotional DistressMitral Valve IncompetenceAlopeciaDyspnoeaWeight DecreasedStressDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lipitor is effective50.98%
(26 of 51 people)
63.39%
(71 of 112 people)
Warfarin Sodium is effective48.28%
(28 of 58 people)
69.64%
(78 of 112 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaDyspnoea
Atrial FibrillationPain
PainAtrial Fibrillation
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedCardiac Failure Congestive
DyspnoeaFatigue
Cardiac Failure CongestiveAnxiety
AnxietyDizziness
AstheniaInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
FatiguePneumonia
FallNausea

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
12.50%
(2 of 16 people)
33.33%
(24 of 72 people)
45.70%
(69 of 151 people)
Warfarin Sodium is effectiven/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
18.75%
(3 of 16 people)
34.21%
(26 of 76 people)
48.70%
(75 of 154 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscular WeaknessHallucination, VisualStevens-johnson SyndromeCardiac Failure CongestiveAnxietyPainPainAtrial Fibrillation
TremorFeeling AbnormalInfluenza Like IllnessInjuryAnxietyAnxietyInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
Orthostatic HypotensionRoad Traffic AccidentBronchitisFatigueInjuryAnaemiaDyspnoea
Cerebrovascular AccidentSleep DisorderTuberculin Test PositivePyrexiaOedema PeripheralNauseaCardiac Failure Congestive
Neoplasm MalignantTremorPresyncopeType 2 Diabetes MellitusBack PainDyspnoeaNausea
TachycardiaBack PainPainDyspnoeaDizzinessFatigue
ContusionUrinary Tract InfectionSinus TachycardiaAstheniaMyocardial InfarctionPain
FallInsomniaUrinary Tract InfectionPain In ExtremityPyrexiaAsthenia
ConstipationNauseaDysphagiaNauseaOedema PeripheralFall
Confusional StatePalpitationsPain In JawChest PainFatigueDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • It seems that my a fib has gotten worse since I am now taking atorvastatin and warfarin. I was wondering if there is any connection between these drugs and the a fib symptoms I am experiencing.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Seems to really manifest itself right before bedtime, like it knows I'm going to bed. I have to raise my arms above my head, or lean back with arms stretched on my bed's foot board, sort of to stretch my chest. After being in that position, can't get to sleep as soon as I want, I then pass gas, big ones, and there is relief in my chest.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • do you think that my xanthelasma has been caused by either of these drugs. It only appeared a month ago, my cholesterol is good and I am only a liitle overweight. I am taking these drugs because I had a stroke 6 months ago and was diafnosed with Lupus Anticoagulant. when I have read anything on xanthelasma it says it is the underlying problems that I should be concerned about, Thanx for your help Rae

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Warfarin Sodium (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat blood clots. 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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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