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 Arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Brain damage with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 13, 2017
185,636 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 *:
- Pain (3 people, 12.00%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 12.00%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 8.00%)
- Cancer Pain (2 people, 8.00%)
- Dyslipidaemia (1 person, 4.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vioxx (7 people, 28.00%)
- Tylenol (7 people, 28.00%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 16.00%)
- Advil (4 people, 16.00%)
- Accupril (4 people, 16.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stroke (7 people, 28.00%)
- Memory Loss (6 people, 24.00%)
- Transient Ischaemic Attack (5 people, 20.00%)
- Nerve Injury (5 people, 20.00%)
- Heart Attack (5 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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