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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 129,909 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)

Burning sensation

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 Mar, 15, 2015: 129,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 866 people (0.67%) have Burning Sensation.

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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