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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 10,716 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.

Trend of lipitor reports

Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,163 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Trend of warfarin sodium reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 10,715 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)
61.54%
(8 of 13 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)
53.49%
(23 of 43 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 PainPainDiarrhoeaDeathNausea
Ventricular FibrillationArthralgiaMyalgiaFatigueUrinary RetentionFatigueEmotional DistressCardiac Failure Congestive
Atrial FibrillationAstheniaDizzinessPancytopeniaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedDepressionFearFatigue
Haemoglobin DecreasedAtrial FibrillationGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAstheniaMuscle AtrophyPainRenal InjuryInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
FallAnhedoniaNauseaDyspnoeaMyalgiaCerebrovascular AccidentAnxietyAnxiety
AnaemiaAnxietyMitral Valve IncompetenceBlood Product Transfusion DependentDyspnoeaDizzinessPainAsthenia
International Normalised Ratio DecreasedEmotional DistressAstheniaAlopeciaAnaemiaWeight DecreasedStressDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lipitor is effective51.92%
(27 of 52 people)
63.39%
(71 of 112 people)
Warfarin Sodium is effective47.46%
(28 of 59 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)
22.22%
(2 of 9 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)
11.11%
(1 of 9 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 IllnessFatigueAnxietyAnxietyInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
Orthostatic HypotensionRoad Traffic AccidentBronchitisPyrexiaInjuryAnaemiaDyspnoea
Cerebrovascular AccidentSleep DisorderTuberculin Test PositiveInjuryOedema PeripheralNauseaCardiac Failure Congestive
Neoplasm MalignantTremorPresyncopeType 2 Diabetes MellitusBack PainDyspnoeaNausea
TachycardiaBack PainPainDyspnoeaDizzinessFatigue
ContusionUrinary Tract InfectionSinus TachycardiaAstheniaMyocardial InfarctionPain
FallInsomniaPain In JawPain In ExtremityPyrexiaAsthenia
ConstipationNauseaUrinary Tract InfectionNauseaOedema PeripheralFall
Confusional StatePalpitationsCardiovascular DisorderNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisFatigueDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can warfarin cause prolonged chest infections?
    (Asked by a 80 year old woman who has Chronic Chest Infection, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
    I have been on Warfarin for 3 years because of atrial fibrillation, and coincidentally or not, since then I have had a chronic chest infection which never clears. I have had scores of antibiotics which have not helped at all. When I cough I sound like I smoke 60 cigarettes daily, I have never smoked ...

  • I have had two surgerys to remove cancer in my bladder and am on warfarin for my afib. my bladder cannot seem to heal. i have blood in my urine and intermitent burning at the end of my penis. will the
    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Afib, Bladder Cancer Stage I, With Cancer In Situ, and takes Cialis, Indomethacin, Digoxin, Carvedilol, Flomax, Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium)
    I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.

  • Can msm replace warfarin
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Valve Replacements, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
    I'm sick of feeling like crap since I been on warfarin five years. And want to try msm

  • Lasix with low blood pressure
    (Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Mitral Valve Stenosis, and takes Coumadin, Lasix, Potassium Chloride)
    Hello My Medical Family, My mom has been in ICU for over a month now. She has been on lasix for over 6 years now and for two nights the hospital has not given her lasix. I can see her legs and arms puffy filled with liquids and it makes me so sad to see moms in this pain. Dr kept telling us that he ...

  • 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 ...

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On eHealthMe, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Warfarin Sodium (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. 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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