Lipitor and Burning sensation - from FDA reports


Summary

Burning sensation is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Burning sensation with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 932 people (0.51%) have Burning Sensation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Burning sensation?

Time on Lipitor when people have Burning Sensation *:

  • < 1 month: 7.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.97 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

Gender of people who have Burning Sensation when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 61.78 %
  • male: 38.22 %

Age of people who have Burning Sensation when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 0.6 %
  • 30-39: 1.96 %
  • 40-49: 11.92 %
  • 50-59: 26.7 %
  • 60+: 58.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (341 people, 36.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (108 people, 11.59%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (65 people, 6.97%)
  • Pain (55 people, 5.90%)
  • Diabetes (46 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (138 people, 14.81%)
  • Plavix (96 people, 10.30%)
  • Niaspan (96 people, 10.30%)
  • Lyrica (83 people, 8.91%)
  • Nexium (80 people, 8.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (191 people, 20.49%)
  • Pain (172 people, 18.45%)
  • Paraesthesia (168 people, 18.03%)
  • Weakness (158 people, 16.95%)
  • Rashes (155 people, 16.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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