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Review: could Lipitor cause Bone pain?

We study 129,760 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

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,648 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Bone pain

Bone pain (latest reports from 145,629 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, pain, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 129,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 751 people (0.58%) have Bone Pain. They amount to 0.52% of all the 145,548 people who have Bone Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone pain in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Bone pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone pain13.64%21.21%7.58%10.61%13.64%22.73%10.61%

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

FemaleMale
Bone pain64.72%35.28%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone pain0.00%0.00%0.00%1.06%2.58%4.86%28.88%62.61%

Severity of Bone pain when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone pain0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (122 people, 16.25%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (120 people, 15.98%)
  3. Hypertension (58 people, 7.72%)
  4. Breast cancer (54 people, 7.19%)
  5. Metastases to bone (36 people, 4.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (207 people, 27.56%)
  2. Zometa (179 people, 23.83%)
  3. Atenolol (124 people, 16.51%)
  4. Aredia (106 people, 14.11%)
  5. Ambien (100 people, 13.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • whatever drug i take i end up with muscle aches/cramps, this time i have bone pain but i injured my shoulder( ice skating) about a year ago pain is in the same place. x-ray and ultra-sound find no injury.

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  • AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screamiong. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

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    AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    AL GYAM

    Sex: Male
    Age: 60 +
    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screaming. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

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