Lipitor and Bone pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Bone pain 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 Zometa, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 933 have Bone pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone pain and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,277 users)

Bone Pain

Bone pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 34,311 Bone pain patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 933 people (0.53%) have Bone Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Bone pain?

Time on Lipitor when people have Bone Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 17.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.67 %
  • 10+ years: 10.67 %

Gender of people who have Bone Pain when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 66.38 %
  • male: 33.62 %

Age of people who have Bone Pain when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 1.08 %
  • 30-39: 2.44 %
  • 40-49: 6.22 %
  • 50-59: 28.28 %
  • 60+: 61.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (199 people, 21.33%)
  • Osteoporosis (148 people, 15.86%)
  • High Blood Pressure (83 people, 8.90%)
  • Breast Cancer (60 people, 6.43%)
  • Pain (52 people, 5.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (201 people, 21.54%)
  • Aspirin (183 people, 19.61%)
  • Atenolol (131 people, 14.04%)
  • Aredia (125 people, 13.40%)
  • Nexium (121 people, 12.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (351 people, 37.62%)
  • Joint Pain (317 people, 33.98%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (247 people, 26.47%)
  • Muscle Aches (246 people, 26.37%)
  • Pain In Extremity (238 people, 25.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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