Review: could Lipitor cause Burning sensation?
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.
We study 129,920 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,822 Lipitor users)
Burning sensation has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 23,254 Burning sensation patients)
On Apr, 16, 2015: 129,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 866 people (0.67%) have Burning Sensation.
Time on Lipitor when people have Burning sensation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Burning sensation||7.76%||35.34%||11.21%||8.62%||16.38%||14.66%||6.03% |
Gender of people who have Burning sensation when taking Lipitor * :
|Burning sensation||58.77%||41.23% |
Age of people who have Burning sensation when taking Lipitor * :
|Burning sensation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.61%||1.82%||14.37%||27.69%||55.52% |
Severity of Burning sensation when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Burning sensation||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Burning sensation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (241 people, 27.83%)
- Hypertension (81 people, 9.35%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (39 people, 4.50%)
- Blood cholesterol (28 people, 3.23%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (28 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (200 people, 23.09%)
- Niaspan (110 people, 12.70%)
- Atenolol (82 people, 9.47%)
- Plavix (80 people, 9.24%)
- Neurontin (67 people, 7.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Amlodipine, Sulfasalazine, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 54-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Ankylosing Spondylitis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Ever Since I've Been Taking Atorvastatin I Have Panic Attacks
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, Cardizem, Lisinopril, Lexapro, Lipitor, Gabapentin for a 72-year old woman with Cardiac Disorder, Chronic Depression, Neuropathy. The patient has Fluid Retention, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Atenolol, Mobic, Gabapentin for a 35-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Elbow Pain, Nerve Pain. The patient has Nerve Pain, High Blood Pressure, Tingling And Numbness, Burning Sensation
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Atenolol, Levothyroxine Sodium, Isosorbide Mononitrate, Clopidogrel, Ranexa for a 74-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Angina, Hypothyroidism, Antiplatelet Therapy, Angina - Chronic. The patient has Angina
- A study of drug interactions between Valsartan, Janumet, Omeprazole for a 72-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent, Acid Reflux. The patient has Burning Sensation
Recent Lipitor related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Crestor, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 64-year old man who has High Blood Cholesterol
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Tadalafil, Atorvastatin Calcium, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Ramipril for a 56-year old man who has Pain In Limb
- Comparions of Flecainide Acetate, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Eliquis, Lipitor, Zoloft for a 56-year old woman who has Blood Pressure Fluctuation
- Comparions of Prazosin Hydrochloride, PROZAC, Sildenafil Citrate, Atorvastatin Calcium, Amlodipine Besylate for a 49-year old man who has Major Depression, Anxiety
- Comparions of Plavix, Lipitor, Losartan for a 70-year old man who has Health
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