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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 Quit smoking.

We study 129,879 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 512 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 132,784 Lipitor users)

Abnormal dreams

Abnormal Dreams has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 15,275 Abnormal Dreams patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 129,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 512 people (0.39%) have Abnormal Dreams.

Trend of Abnormal dreams in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Abnormal dreams * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abnormal dreams30.56%19.44%5.56%13.89%16.67%11.11%2.78%

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

FemaleMale
Abnormal dreams56.46%43.54%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abnormal dreams0.00%0.00%0.00%0.50%1.50%11.97%32.67%53.37%

Severity of Abnormal dreams when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abnormal dreams0.00%83.33%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Abnormal dreams ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abnormal dreams0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (226 people, 44.14%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (106 people, 20.70%)
  3. Hypertension (49 people, 9.57%)
  4. Depression (34 people, 6.64%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (30 people, 5.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (251 people, 49.02%)
  2. Aspirin (76 people, 14.84%)
  3. Plavix (49 people, 9.57%)
  4. Atenolol (40 people, 7.81%)
  5. Synthroid (38 people, 7.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • 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

    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

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