Review: could Lipitor cause Bad Breath?


Summary

Bad breath is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 128,433 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Bad breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad breath and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 130,075 users)

Bad Breath

Bad breath (latest reports from 422 Bad breath patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

128,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 15 people (0.01%) have Bad Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Bad breath?

Time on Lipitor when people have Bad Breath *:

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

Gender of people who have Bad Breath when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 26.67 %
  • male: 73.33 %

Age of people who have Bad Breath when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 30 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 30 %
  • 60+: 30 %

Severity if Bad Breath when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bad Breath **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperlipidaemia (2 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people)
  • Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type (1 person)
  • Fracture (1 person)
  • Anemia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (3 people)
  • Steroids (2 people)
  • Norvasc (2 people)
  • Glyburide (2 people)
  • Accupril (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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