Lipitor and Bad breath - from FDA reports


Summary

Bad breath is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Bad breath 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 May, 04, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 90 people (0.05%) 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: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.11 %
  • male: 38.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.67 %
  • 30-39: 5.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.0 %
  • 50-59: 35.0 %
  • 60+: 53.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (26 people, 28.89%)
  • Breast Cancer (22 people, 24.44%)
  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 12.22%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 10.00%)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (8 people, 8.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (30 people, 33.33%)
  • Fosamax (25 people, 27.78%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 26.67%)
  • Aredia (19 people, 21.11%)
  • Lisinopril (15 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (34 people, 37.78%)
  • Pain (34 people, 37.78%)
  • Nausea (34 people, 37.78%)
  • Osteomyelitis (32 people, 35.56%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (25 people, 27.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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