Review: could Lipitor cause Bradycardia?
We study 129,738 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,353 have Bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Bradycardia and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,627 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) (latest reports from 289,507 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,511 people (1.16%) have Bradycardia. They amount to 0.53% of all the 286,968 people who have Bradycardia on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Bradycardia * :
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Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Lipitor * :
Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Lipitor * :
Severity of Bradycardia when taking Lipitor ** :
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How people recovered from Bradycardia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (189 people, 12.51%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (119 people, 7.88%)
- Multiple myeloma (88 people, 5.82%)
- Diabetes mellitus (81 people, 5.36%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (80 people, 5.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (625 people, 41.36%)
- Lasix (387 people, 25.61%)
- Plavix (285 people, 18.86%)
- Lisinopril (269 people, 17.80%)
- Digoxin (264 people, 17.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (11 months ago):
I still have a reduced amount of bloating and arrhythmia after stopping the medication.
From this study (2 years ago):
I took simvastatin for 2 monts before swithing to Lipitor on the advice of my doctor. I plan to stop taking the Lipitor for a 1-2 weeks and start taking COQ10 suppliment (200mg). I hope to see a decrease in the frequency of my arrhythmia events. I may then restart the Lipitor while continuing the COQ10 to see if this combination prevents the reoccurance of the arrhythmia events.
Condoline on Sep, 8, 2012:
Please do not stop Lipitor abruptly; the rebound could kill or at least badly harm you - and rebound typically will not be noticed by the patient until 2-1/2 or 3 weeks. And CoQ10 is manufactured by your body as a result of the melanolate metabolic pathway so it does not interact with anything. You will be deficient if you are a senior citizen or on statins. Take it; it cannot hurt you. Dosage of 200mg twice daily is fine. I take 1200mg daily, but that's because of statin damage.
From this study (2 years ago):
It is interesting that my brother-in-law and I, and a friend and his wife take Lipitor and we all have an arrhythmia or A-fib. Makes one wonder about the real percentage of people that that have this type of heart problem fromtaking Lipitor.
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