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 . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 25 have Brain damage. Find out below who they are, when they have Brain damage and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,277 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).
On Feb, 15, 2017
175,191 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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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