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Review: could Lipitor cause Bruising?

We study 129,768 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Bruising and more.

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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,648 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 30, 2014: 129,760 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Bruising. They amount to 1.06% of all the 282 people who have Bruising on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bruising in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Bruising * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bruising33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%

Gender of people who have Bruising when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Bruising0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Bruising when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bruising0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

Severity of Bruising when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bruising66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bruising ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bruising0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Lower cholesterol (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Reflux gastritis (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Hair loss (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Wellbutrin (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Losartan (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Synthroid (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Propecia (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • The only new medication I started using was the Cyclobenzaprine prescribed by my doctor after I told her about my back pain on June 29 I noticed one red patch on my stomach area that looked like ringworm or something then a few days later I got more of them on my stomach, side and chest area it started to itch I called my doctors office and my regular doc was out of town I saw another doc in July who diagnosed the patches as eczema and prescribed some steroid cream,It puzzled me because I have never in my life deal with skin problems like eczema..The cream prescribes it seems to heal the sores n relieve some itching but now I am getting hives or some really itchy red bumps on the back of my legs and thighs I thought it was coming from a chair I always sit in so I check the chair I saw no bugs, fleas, mosquitos or anything but I have this intense itching at night and wake up with the rash spreading from one leg to the other I am starting to think its a side effect of the Cyclobenzaprine that was prescribed to me for my back pain?

    Reply

    BabsinAZ on Aug, 31, 2014:

    Responding to the post about cyclobenzaprine causing an itchy rash. This is nothing to chalk off! Discontinue the cyclobenzaprine and treat the rash!

    Reply

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  • Naprosyn, Vicodin, Ativan and Prilosec are taken only on an as needed basis. Some of my symptoms are intermittent, and some are chronic. The though the medications may not completely rid me of a symptom (for example, depression or muscle pain), they do improve my condition enough to warrant their continued use. I'm much better off taking them than not.

    The oral issues I'm having all began around the same time in the last year. I first noticed a sensitivity for spicy food I had never experienced. I can no longer use adult toothpaste because the minty flavors are so provinces as to cause pain. The gum irritation comes and goes as does the severity of the other oral pain I experience.

    My hair loss I can describe as severe as it can be without having visible bald spots. Whereas I once had unusually thick hair (a ponytail of around 1.5 inches), I have lost so much that my ponytail now measures about .5 inches.

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