Review: could Lipitor cause Bone density decreased?
We study 129,738 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 264 have Bone density decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density decreased and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Bone density decreased
Bone density decreased (latest reports from 46,182 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, breast cancer, depression, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 264 people (0.20%) have Bone Density Decreased. They amount to 0.57% of all the 46,151 people who have Bone Density Decreased on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Bone density decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone density decreased||0.00%||3.45%||3.45%||6.90%||44.83%||37.93%||3.45% |
Gender of people who have Bone density decreased when taking Lipitor * :
|Bone density decreased||70.44%||29.56% |
Age of people who have Bone density decreased when taking Lipitor * :
|Bone density decreased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.86%||22.66%||71.48% |
Severity of Bone density decreased when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone density decreased||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bone density decreased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (71 people, 26.89%)
- Hypertension (47 people, 17.80%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (38 people, 14.39%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (34 people, 12.88%)
- Multiple myeloma (34 people, 12.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (119 people, 45.08%)
- Fosamax (113 people, 42.80%)
- Zometa (112 people, 42.42%)
- Celebrex (89 people, 33.71%)
- Zocor (77 people, 29.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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