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Review: could Lipitor cause Burning sensation?

We study 129,727 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 866 have Burning sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Burning sensation and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Burning sensation

Burning sensation (latest reports from 121,861 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jul, 25, 2014: 129,727 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 866 people (0.67%) have Burning Sensation. They amount to 0.71% of all the 121,856 people who have Burning Sensation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Burning sensation in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Burning sensation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Burning sensation7.76%35.34%11.21%8.62%16.38%14.66%6.03%

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

FemaleMale
Burning sensation58.77%41.23%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Burning sensation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.61%1.82%14.37%27.69%55.52%

Severity of Burning sensation when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Burning sensation100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Burning sensation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (241 people, 27.83%)
  2. Hypertension (81 people, 9.35%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (39 people, 4.50%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (28 people, 3.23%)
  5. High density lipoprotein decreased (28 people, 3.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (200 people, 23.09%)
  2. Niaspan (110 people, 12.70%)
  3. Atenolol (82 people, 9.47%)
  4. Plavix (80 people, 9.24%)
  5. Neurontin (67 people, 7.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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