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Review: taking Lipitor and Warfarin together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Lipitor and Warfarin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Warfarin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,723 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 132,834 Lipitor users)

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 49,238 Warfarin sodium users)

On May, 19, 2015: 10,722 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)
26.32%
(5 of 19 people)
61.54%
(8 of 13 people)
58.82%
(10 of 17 people)
60.61%
(20 of 33 people)
68.75%
(33 of 48 people)
77.42%
(24 of 31 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Warfarin Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 11 people)
61.54%
(16 of 26 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
69.23%
(18 of 26 people)
52.27%
(23 of 44 people)
77.78%
(21 of 27 people)
81.25%
(26 of 32 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lipitor is effective52.83%
(28 of 53 people)
63.48%
(73 of 115 people)
Warfarin Sodium is effective47.54%
(29 of 61 people)
67.83%
(78 of 115 people)

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)
33.78%
(25 of 74 people)
45.81%
(71 of 155 people)
Warfarin Sodium is effectiven/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
23.53%
(4 of 17 people)
33.33%
(26 of 78 people)
47.47%
(75 of 158 people)

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 IneffectiveDeathAtrial Fibrillation
Renal Failure AcutePain In ExtremityRhabdomyolysisBack PainPainDiarrhoeaRenal ImpairmentNausea
Ventricular FibrillationArthralgiaDizzinessFatigueUrinary RetentionFatigueEmotional DistressCardiac Failure Congestive
Atrial FibrillationAstheniaMyalgiaPancytopeniaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedDepressionAnxietyFatigue
Haemoglobin DecreasedAtrial FibrillationNauseaAstheniaMuscle AtrophyPainPainInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
FallAnhedoniaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDyspnoeaAnaemiaCerebrovascular AccidentRenal InjuryAnxiety
AnaemiaAnxietyMitral Valve IncompetenceBlood Product Transfusion DependentDyspnoeaDizzinessStressAsthenia
International Normalised Ratio DecreasedEmotional DistressCerebrovascular AccidentAlopeciaAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedWeight DecreasedFearDizziness

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

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 PainPainAstheniaDizzinessFatigue
ContusionUrinary Tract InfectionSinus TachycardiaDyspnoeaMyocardial 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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  • Started Ranexa on about Jan 1st, 2015 and have experienced rapid weight gain of approx 20 pounds and also constipation worsened considerably.

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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 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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