Review: could Lipitor cause Brain damage?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 14, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 129,745 people who take Lipitor. Among them, 26 have Brain damage. See who they are, when they have Brain damage and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,452 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Lipitor include weakness, muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Brain damage (latest reports from 3,667 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, back pain.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 123,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 26 people (0.02%) have Brain Damage.
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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