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Review: taking Micardis and Lipitor together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Micardis and Lipitor together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Micardis and Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,662 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Mar, 9, 2015: 1,662 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)
33.33%
(3 of 9 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)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Micardis is effective50.00%
(8 of 16 people)
54.17%
(13 of 24 people)
Lipitor is effective40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
52.38%
(11 of 21 people)

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)
28.57%
(8 of 28 people)
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
37.04%
(10 of 27 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnorexiaPancytopeniaCerebrovascular AccidentAstheniaEosinophil Count IncreasedRhabdomyolysisHair LossFatigue
DehydrationHepatitis AcutePolyneuropathyFatigueBlood Immunoglobulin E IncreasedFatigueImmune System DisorderRenal 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 OedemaPolyneuropathyMyopathyEosinophil Count IncreasedBacteraemiaDehydrationFatigueNausea
Respiratory FailureGammopathyGammopathyBlood Immunoglobulin E IncreasedProstatitisDrug EruptionDrug IneffectiveHeadache
MyalgiaBlood Pressure IncreasedBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedLiver DisorderHypertensionBlood Cholinesterase DecreasedFall
PruritusMyalgiaHyperglycaemiaPneumoniaIleusProstate Cancer RecurrentPyrexia
HypercholesterolaemiaRaynaud's PhenomenonHyperhidrosisAmnesiaGastric CancerHepatic Function AbnormalHypotension

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

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

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 DisturbanceNausea
Immunosuppressant Drug Level IncreasedRenal DisorderDiabetes MellitusNauseaRenal Failure
BronchitisNephropathyArteriosclerosis ObliteransDizzinessHypotension
NasopharyngitisFluid RetentionAnaphylactic ShockParaesthesiaDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Micardis (telmisartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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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