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Review: could Lipitor cause Bradycardia (Arrhythmias)?

Summary: Bradycardia is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 129,823 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,548 have Bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Bradycardia and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,712 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Bradycardia

Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) (latest reports from 292,053 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, schizophrenia, pain, diabetes.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,511 people (1.16%) have Bradycardia.

Trend of Bradycardia in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Bradycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bradycardia17.43%18.35%7.34%13.76%15.60%24.77%2.75%

Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Bradycardia47.06%52.94%

Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bradycardia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.50%0.65%4.75%19.73%74.37%

Severity of Bradycardia when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bradycardia0.00%83.33%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Bradycardia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bradycardia20.00%20.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (189 people, 12.51%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (119 people, 7.88%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (88 people, 5.82%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (81 people, 5.36%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (80 people, 5.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (625 people, 41.36%)
  2. Lasix (387 people, 25.61%)
  3. Plavix (285 people, 18.86%)
  4. Lisinopril (269 people, 17.80%)
  5. Digoxin (264 people, 17.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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