Lipitor and Bradycardia - from FDA reports


Summary

Bradycardia 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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Bradycardia with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,438 people (1.34%) have Bradycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Bradycardia?

Time on Lipitor when people have Bradycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 20.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.99 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.86 %
  • 10+ years: 2.88 %

Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 50.38 %
  • male: 49.62 %

Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 1.47 %
  • 30-39: 2.01 %
  • 40-49: 7.57 %
  • 50-59: 21.03 %
  • 60+: 67.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (432 people, 17.72%)
  • High Blood Pressure (323 people, 13.25%)
  • Diabetes (141 people, 5.78%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (122 people, 5.00%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (117 people, 4.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (613 people, 25.14%)
  • Lasix (472 people, 19.36%)
  • Plavix (370 people, 15.18%)
  • Lisinopril (313 people, 12.84%)
  • Digoxin (286 people, 11.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (558 people, 22.89%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (550 people, 22.56%)
  • Hypotension (486 people, 19.93%)
  • Chest Pain (465 people, 19.07%)
  • Dizziness (460 people, 18.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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