Review: could Lipitor cause Abnormal Dreams?


Summary

Abnormal dreams is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 146,964 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 534 have Abnormal dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Abnormal dreams and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 143,537 users)

Abnormal Dreams

Abnormal dreams has been reported by people with bullous impetigo, visual impairment, feeling abnormal, diarrhea, insomnia (latest reports from 16,477 Abnormal dreams patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

146,964 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 534 people (0.36%) have Abnormal Dreams


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Abnormal dreams?

Time on Lipitor when people have Abnormal Dreams *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 2.78 %

Gender of people who have Abnormal Dreams when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 56.52 %
  • male: 43.48 %

Age of people who have Abnormal Dreams when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.99 %
  • 30-39: 1.73 %
  • 40-49: 12.87 %
  • 50-59: 29.95 %
  • 60+: 54.46 %

Severity if Abnormal Dreams when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Abnormal Dreams **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (220 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (103 people)
  • Hypertension (53 people)
  • Depression (39 people)
  • Anxiety (27 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (248 people)
  • Aspirin (60 people)
  • Plavix (52 people)
  • Atenolol (45 people)
  • Lisinopril (43 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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