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 Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 129,898 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 751 have Bone pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone pain and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,805 Lipitor users)
Bone pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, pain, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 20,825 Bone pain patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 751 people (0.58%) have Bone Pain.
Time on Lipitor when people have Bone pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone pain||13.64%||21.21%||7.58%||10.61%||13.64%||22.73%||10.61% |
Gender of people who have Bone pain when taking Lipitor * :
|Bone pain||64.72%||35.28% |
Age of people who have Bone pain when taking Lipitor * :
|Bone pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.06%||2.58%||4.86%||28.88%||62.61% |
Severity of Bone pain when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone pain||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bone pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (122 people, 16.25%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (120 people, 15.98%)
- Hypertension (58 people, 7.72%)
- Breast cancer (54 people, 7.19%)
- Metastases to bone (36 people, 4.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (207 people, 27.56%)
- Zometa (179 people, 23.83%)
- Atenolol (124 people, 16.51%)
- Aredia (106 people, 14.11%)
- Ambien (100 people, 13.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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