Review: could Lipitor cause Abnormal dreams?
We study 129,727 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 (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Abnormal dreams (latest reports from 121,410 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 512 people (0.39%) have Abnormal Dreams. They amount to 0.42% of all the 121,376 people who have Abnormal Dreams on eHealthMe.
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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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 GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:
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.
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