Lipitor and Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 183 people (0.1%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Acne?

Time on Lipitor when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 50.27 %
  • male: 49.73 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.3 %
  • 20-29: 3.97 %
  • 30-39: 18.54 %
  • 40-49: 7.95 %
  • 50-59: 21.85 %
  • 60+: 42.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (45 people, 24.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 8.74%)
  • Eczema (15 people, 8.20%)
  • Pain (11 people, 6.01%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (9 people, 4.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (30 people, 16.39%)
  • Prevacid (25 people, 13.66%)
  • Medrol (25 people, 13.66%)
  • Prilosec (24 people, 13.11%)
  • Nexium (23 people, 12.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (54 people, 29.51%)
  • Fatigue (51 people, 27.87%)
  • Itching (44 people, 24.04%)
  • Joint Pain (40 people, 21.86%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (38 people, 20.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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