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Review: Micardis and Lipitor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Micardis and Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,660 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Micardis (latest outcomes from 16,245 users) has active ingredients of telmisartan. It is used in high blood pressure.

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,648 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 1,660 people who take Micardis, Lipitor are studied

Micardis, Lipitor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Micardis (telmisartan)
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Micardis is effectiven/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
75.00%
(9 of 12 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Lipitor is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
72.73%
(8 of 11 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnorexiaPancytopeniaCerebrovascular AccidentAstheniaEosinophil Count IncreasedRhabdomyolysisImmune System DisorderFatigue
DehydrationHepatitis AcutePolyneuropathyFatigueBlood Immunoglobulin E IncreasedFatigueFatigueRenal Failure Acute
Myocardial InfarctionBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedRaynaud's PhenomenonBronchiolitisAnaemiaWeight DecreasedMyalgiaDyspnoea
AnaemiaLiver DisorderHeadacheHepatic Function AbnormalRenal Failure AcuteDecreased AppetiteConstipationDizziness
NauseaParaesthesiaMitochondrial CytopathyJaundiceRhabdomyolysisMetastases To BoneAbdominal Pain UpperMyocardial Infarction
Pulmonary OedemaPolyneuropathyMyopathyLiver DisorderBacteraemiaDehydrationDrug IneffectiveNausea
Respiratory FailureGammopathyGammopathyPneumoniaProstatitisDrug EruptionHeadache
MyalgiaBlood Pressure IncreasedBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedEosinophil Count IncreasedHypertensionBlood Cholinesterase DecreasedFall
PruritusMyalgiaHyperglycaemiaBlood Immunoglobulin E IncreasedIleusProstate Cancer RecurrentPyrexia
HypercholesterolaemiaRaynaud's PhenomenonHyperhidrosisAmnesiaGastric CancerHepatic Function AbnormalHypotension

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Micardis is effective53.33%
(8 of 15 people)
54.17%
(13 of 24 people)
Lipitor is effective42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
52.38%
(11 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaFatigue
FatigueDyspnoea
HeadacheAsthenia
Renal Failure AcuteRenal Failure Acute
DizzinessPyrexia
DiarrhoeaRenal Failure
Myocardial InfarctionMyocardial Infarction
VomitingBlood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Blood Pressure IncreasedDizziness
AnaemiaPneumonia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Micardis is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
57.14%
(8 of 14 people)
29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
38.46%
(10 of 26 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatic Function AbnormalDyspnoean/aNeurogenic BladderBlood Creatinine IncreasedDizzinessFatigueDyspnoea
Heat ExhaustionHaematomaInsomniaPyrexiaHyperglycaemiaAnaemiaRenal Failure Acute
OedemaManiaChronic Allograft NephropathyLoss Of ConsciousnessSyncopeFatigue
Injection Site HaemorrhageGastroenteritisAbscessBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedArthralgiaMyocardial Infarction
ThrombocytopeniaConjunctivitis AllergicEffusionDeathHepatitis AcuteHeadache
RalesPulmonary HypertensionImpaired HealingArthralgiaHeadachePyrexia
LeukopeniaRhinitis AllergicWound DecompositionInsomniaGait DisturbanceHypotension
Immunosuppressant Drug Level IncreasedRenal DisorderDiabetes MellitusNauseaNausea
BronchitisNephropathyArteriosclerosis ObliteransDizzinessRenal Failure
NasopharyngitisFluid RetentionAnaphylactic ShockParaesthesiaAsthenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screamiong. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

    Reply

    AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    AL GYAM

    Sex: Male
    Age: 60 +
    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screaming. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

    Reply

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