Review: could Lipitor cause Bone pain?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 129,745 people who take Lipitor. Among them, 723 have Bone pain. See who they are, when they have Bone pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,452 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Lipitor include weakness, muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Bone pain (latest reports from 139,529 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, pain, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 123,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 723 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||64.74%||35.26% |
Age of people who have Bone pain when taking Lipitor * :
|Bone pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.10%||2.68%||4.73%||29.34%||62.15% |
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 * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (120 people, 16.60%)
- Osteoporosis (118 people, 16.32%)
- Hypertension (56 people, 7.75%)
- Breast cancer (54 people, 7.47%)
- Metastases to bone (35 people, 4.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (201 people, 27.80%)
- Zometa (172 people, 23.79%)
- Atenolol (123 people, 17.01%)
- Aredia (103 people, 14.25%)
- Prednisone (99 people, 13.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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