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Review: could Lipitor cause Acne?

We study 129,727 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 63,943 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 128 people (0.10%) have Acne. They amount to 0.20% of all the 63,245 people who have Acne on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acne in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne15.79%36.84%5.26%5.26%31.58%5.26%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Acne52.94%47.06%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%0.00%5.79%1.65%19.01%13.22%32.23%28.10%

Severity of Acne when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Acne ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acne0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 17.19%)
  2. Eczema (15 people, 11.72%)
  3. Hypertension (10 people, 7.81%)
  4. Acne (8 people, 6.25%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (8 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (31 people, 24.22%)
  2. Prilosec (28 people, 21.88%)
  3. Aspirin (28 people, 21.88%)
  4. Prevacid (25 people, 19.53%)
  5. Medrol (24 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have not had acne since I was a teenager. I started on Plavix and Lipitor after a heart attack with stent placement. I think the side effect is due to the Lipitor but can't stop either drug. Hope I adjust and the acne clears, but so far it has not.

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