Lipitor and Bad breath - from FDA reports


Summary

Bad breath is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Accupril, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 13 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 181,290 users)

Bad Breath

Bad breath has been reported by people with metastases to bone, multiple myeloma, breast cancer, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 2,389 Bad breath patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 13 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: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 23.08 %
  • male: 76.92 %

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: 25.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 37.5 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 15.38%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Norvasc (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Glyburide (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Accupril (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Niaspan (1 person, 7.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Prostate Cancer (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Joint Swelling (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Joint Pain (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Abdominal Distension (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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