Lipitor and Bladder cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Bladder cancer 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 Actos, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Bladder cancer 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 Apr, 30, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 228 people (0.12%) have Bladder Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Bladder cancer?

Time on Lipitor when people have Bladder Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 60 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 20.28 %
  • male: 79.72 %

Age of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.25 %
  • 30-39: 1.88 %
  • 40-49: 1.88 %
  • 50-59: 8.75 %
  • 60+: 86.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (47 people, 20.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (41 people, 17.98%)
  • Diabetes (40 people, 17.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 12.28%)
  • Bone Disorder (18 people, 7.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actos (64 people, 28.07%)
  • Aspirin (56 people, 24.56%)
  • Lisinopril (42 people, 18.42%)
  • Plavix (32 people, 14.04%)
  • Celebrex (29 people, 12.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Haematuria (35 people, 15.35%)
  • Heart Attack (29 people, 12.72%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (27 people, 11.84%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (26 people, 11.40%)
  • Pain (25 people, 10.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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