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 128,432 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 273 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 130,123 users)
Bone density decreased has been reported by people with tooth disorder, back pain, diarrhea, joint pain, pain in jaw (latest reports from 6,344 Bone density decreased patients).
On Jul, 17, 2016
128,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 273 people (0.21%) have Bone Density Decreased
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I just started Lipitor 1 month ago and have developed chronic insomnia. Also everyday at noon time I get queasy feelings of blood sugar level change symptoms. Was taking Pravastatin for years and doc said I needed to upgrade to Lipitor since pravastatin was no longer keeping my cholesterol levels in the acceptable range. Anyone else have these symptoms? Shall I wait a few months to see if I will adjust to Lipitor? Thank you for your advice.
Difficulty walking started 1 1/2 years ago. Got bad about 8 months ago. Been to Neuro Dr., Ortho Dr., Primary care Dr., and 16 sesssions of PT. Go to exercise 4 x week. Had to start using cane outside 2 months ago. Never had any leg pain from lipitor like some do. Was taking 20 mg about 8 ...
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I just started Lipitor 1 month ago and have developed chronic insomnia. Also everyday at noon time I get queasy feelings of blood sugar level change symptoms. Was taking Pravastatin for years and doc said I needed to upgrade to Lipitor since pravastatin was no longer keeping my cholesterol ...
Hi.. I've been taking Lipitor about 4 months now. About a month ago, I started a annoying cough. I didn't think about the Lipitor until I read something on the internet from another Lipitor user. What helps with the cough, is itsomething to be concerned about? Should I ask my doc to change ...
I was on a cholesterol medicine for 15 years and my doctor changed my medicine and within of 2 weeks I had plantar fasciitis. Has anyone experienced this. I have been getting cortisone shoots in my heels and my feet hurt all the time.
Hi I'm a 57 year old woman being treated for high cholesterol. My Dr. Provided me with a script for lipitor 20mg for 90 days. I rarely eat red meat, pork, or eat anything fried. I'm very active, however 60 days after taking my Lipitor I am beginning to sweat profusely from my scalp my neck ...
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