Lipitor and Brain damage - from FDA reports
Brain damage is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Tylenol, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Brain damage 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 May, 03, 2017
182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 25 people (0.01%) have Brain Damage
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Brain Damage *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 100 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Brain Damage when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 48 %
- male: 52 %
Age of people who have Brain Damage when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 5 %
- 40-49: 20 %
- 50-59: 20 %
- 60+: 55 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 40.00%)
- Pain (3 people, 12.00%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 12.00%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 8.00%)
- Cancer Pain (2 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vioxx (7 people, 28.00%)
- Tylenol (7 people, 28.00%)
- Celebrex (4 people, 16.00%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 16.00%)
- Advil (4 people, 16.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stroke (7 people, 28.00%)
- Memory Loss (6 people, 24.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (6 people, 24.00%)
- Transient Ischaemic Attack (5 people, 20.00%)
- Nerve Injury (5 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Brain damage when taking Lipitor?
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 188,717 users)
Brain damage has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 1,010 Brain damage patients).
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