Lipitor and Acne - from FDA reports
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 175,191 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Feb, 26, 2017
175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 174 people (0.1%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 25.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 41.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 51.15 %
- male: 48.85 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 4.9 %
- 20-29: 3.5 %
- 30-39: 18.88 %
- 40-49: 8.39 %
- 50-59: 23.08 %
- 60+: 41.26 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (42 people, 24.14%)
- High Blood Pressure (15 people, 8.62%)
- Eczema (15 people, 8.62%)
- Pain (10 people, 5.75%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (30 people, 17.24%)
- Prevacid (25 people, 14.37%)
- Prilosec (24 people, 13.79%)
- Medrol (24 people, 13.79%)
- Nexium (22 people, 12.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (53 people, 30.46%)
- Fatigue (49 people, 28.16%)
- Itching (41 people, 23.56%)
- Joint Pain (39 people, 22.41%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (37 people, 21.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Acne when taking Lipitor?
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,324 users)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,756 Acne patients).
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