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 129,909 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)
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 Mar, 27, 2015: 129,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 512 people (0.39%) have Abnormal Dreams.
Time on Lipitor when people have Abnormal dreams * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abnormal dreams||30.56%||19.44%||5.56%||13.89%||16.67%||11.11%||2.78% |
Gender of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Lipitor * :
|Abnormal dreams||56.46%||43.54% |
Age of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Lipitor * :
|Abnormal dreams||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.50%||1.50%||11.97%||32.67%||53.37% |
Severity of Abnormal dreams when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abnormal dreams||0.00%||83.33%||16.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abnormal dreams ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abnormal dreams||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (226 people, 44.14%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (106 people, 20.70%)
- Hypertension (49 people, 9.57%)
- Depression (34 people, 6.64%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (30 people, 5.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (251 people, 49.02%)
- Aspirin (76 people, 14.84%)
- Plavix (49 people, 9.57%)
- Atenolol (40 people, 7.81%)
- Synthroid (38 people, 7.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 58-year old man with Cholesterosis, Diabetes.
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 53-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Muscular Weakness, Thoughts - Cloudy, Appetite - Decreased
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Atorvastatin Calcium, Omeprazole for a 69-year old man with Jet Lag, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Reflux Oesophagitis. The patient has Itching - Vaginal Area
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Levothyroxine Sodium, Dilantin for a 66-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Finger Cramps, No Energy, Difficulty Breathing, Irritability, Sensitivity To The Cold
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