I am taking Lipitor - EQ 10MG BASE. What could cause Muscle Cramps?
This is a personalized study of Lipitor - EQ 10MG BASE side effects for a 74 year old female patient who has Familial combined hyperlipidemia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 18,460 female patients aged 74 (±5).
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What is the drug
Lipitor - eq 10mg base (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 1, 2013: 18,460 females aged 70 (±5) who reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor - EQ 10MG BASE are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Familial combined hyperlipidemia
- Lipitor - EQ 10MG BASE (atorvastatin calcium): used for 10+ years
Side effects have: severe muscle cramps
eHealthMe real world results:
Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Side effect||Number of reports |
among females aged 70 (±5) who take the drug
|Muscle Cramps||139 (0.75%)|
(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)
|Symptom||Number of reports |
among females aged 70 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
|Muscle Cramps in Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia||0 (0.00%)|
Most common side effects experienced by females aged 70 (±5) in the use of Lipitor - EQ 10MG BASE:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Side effect||Number of reports|
Most common side effects experienced by females aged 70 (±5) in long term use of Lipitor - EQ 10MG BASE:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Side effect||Number of reports|
|4||Blood Cholesterol Increased||93|
|6||Pain In Extremity||64|
|9||Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased||39|
|10||Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased||39|
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