Review: could Lipitor cause Bad breath (Breath odor)?
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 Omeprazole, and have Hyperlipidaemia.
We study 129,898 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,805 Lipitor users)
Bad breath has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, high blood cholesterol, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 485 Bad breath patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 15 people (0.01%) have Bad Breath.
Time on Lipitor when people have Bad breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bad breath||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bad breath when taking Lipitor * :
|Bad breath||23.53%||76.47% |
Age of people who have Bad breath when taking Lipitor * :
|Bad breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||30.00%||10.00%||30.00%||30.00% |
Severity of Bad breath when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bad breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bad breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bad breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 26.67%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 13.33%)
- Anemia (1 people, 6.67%)
- Gerd (1 people, 6.67%)
- Restless leg syndrome (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (5 people, 33.33%)
- Glyburide (2 people, 13.33%)
- Multivitamin (2 people, 13.33%)
- Accupril (2 people, 13.33%)
- Norvasc (2 people, 13.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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