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Review: could Lipitor cause Bad breath?

Summary: Bad breath could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Omeprazole, and have Hyperlipidaemia.

We study 129,629 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 (latest outcomes from 132,504 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Bad breath

Bad breath (latest reports from 1,215 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 129,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 15 people (0.01%) have Bad Breath. They amount to 1.25% of all the 1,201 people who have Bad Breath on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bad breath in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Bad breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bad breath0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Bad breath23.53%76.47%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bad breath0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%10.00%30.00%30.00%

Severity of Bad breath when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bad breath0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bad breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bad breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Anemia (1 people, 6.67%)
  4. Gerd (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Restless leg syndrome (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Glyburide (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Multivitamin (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Accupril (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Norvasc (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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