Review: could Lipitor cause Brain damage?
We study 129,768 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Brain damage. Find out below who they are, when they have Brain damage and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,670 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Brain damage (latest reports from 3,694 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, back pain.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 129,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 26 people (0.02%) have Brain Damage. They amount to 0.70% of all the 3,694 people who have Brain Damage on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Brain damage * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Brain damage||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Brain damage when taking Lipitor * :
|Brain damage||48.15%||51.85% |
Age of people who have Brain damage when taking Lipitor * :
|Brain damage||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||18.18%||27.27%||50.00% |
Severity of Brain damage when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Brain damage||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Brain damage ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 19.23%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (3 people, 11.54%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 11.54%)
- Pain (3 people, 11.54%)
- Blood cholesterol (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (7 people, 26.92%)
- Celebrex (4 people, 15.38%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 15.38%)
- Accupril (4 people, 15.38%)
- Advil (4 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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