Review: could Lipitor cause Bone Pain?


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 Osteoporosis . We study 128,433 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 768 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 130,123 users)

Bone Pain

Bone pain has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, constipation, diarrhea, pain in jaw (latest reports from 20,200 Bone pain patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

128,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 768 people (0.6%) have Bone Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Bone pain?

Time on Lipitor when people have Bone Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 14.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.49 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.13 %
  • 10+ years: 9.86 %

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

  • female: 64.16 %
  • male: 35.84 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.11 %
  • 30-39: 2.53 %
  • 40-49: 4.75 %
  • 50-59: 29.27 %
  • 60+: 62.34 %

Severity if Bone Pain when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bone Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (112 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (102 people)
  • Hypertension (54 people)
  • Breast Cancer (53 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (31 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (162 people)
  • Aspirin (159 people)
  • Atenolol (120 people)
  • Aredia (101 people)
  • Prednisone (97 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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