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Review: could Lipitor cause Bone density loss (Bone Density Decreased)?

We study 129,802 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 264 have Bone density loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density loss and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,700 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Bone density loss

Bone density loss (latest reports from 46,296 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, breast cancer, depression, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 264 people (0.20%) have Bone Density Loss.

Trend of Bone density loss in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Bone density loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone density loss0.00%3.45%3.45%6.90%44.83%37.93%3.45%

Gender of people who have Bone density loss when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Bone density loss70.44%29.56%

Age of people who have Bone density loss when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone density loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.86%22.66%71.48%

Severity of Bone density loss when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone density loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone density loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (71 people, 26.89%)
  2. Hypertension (47 people, 17.80%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (38 people, 14.39%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (34 people, 12.88%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (34 people, 12.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (119 people, 45.08%)
  2. Fosamax (113 people, 42.80%)
  3. Zometa (112 people, 42.42%)
  4. Celebrex (89 people, 33.71%)
  5. Zocor (77 people, 29.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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