Review: could Lipitor cause Bone Density Decreased?


Bone density decreased is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 146,965 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 291 have Bone density decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density decreased and more.

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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 149,816 users)

Bone Density Decreased

Bone density decreased has been reported by people with pain, back pain, diarrhea, joint pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 7,430 Bone density decreased patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

146,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 291 people (0.2%) have Bone Density Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Bone density decreased?

Time on Lipitor when people have Bone Density Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 48 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Bone Density Decreased when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 70.14 %
  • male: 29.86 %

Age of people who have Bone Density Decreased when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.79 %
  • 40-49: 5.53 %
  • 50-59: 20.95 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Severity if Bone Density Decreased when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (79 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (36 people)
  • Hypertension (31 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (107 people)
  • Zometa (102 people)
  • Celebrex (88 people)
  • Aspirin (81 people)
  • Nexium (74 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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