Lipitor and Burning sensation - from FDA reports
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 Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Burning sensation with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 06, 2017
185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,131 people (0.61%) have Burning sensation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Burning sensation *:
- < 1 month: 7.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.28 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.02 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.45 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.32 %
- 5 - 10 years: 18.11 %
- 10+ years: 4.72 %
Gender of people who have Burning sensation when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 61.35 %
- male: 38.65 %
Age of people who have Burning sensation when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.12 %
- 20-29: 0.85 %
- 30-39: 1.83 %
- 40-49: 12.91 %
- 50-59: 26.07 %
- 60+: 58.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (66 people, 5.84%)
- Pain (56 people, 4.95%)
- Diabetes (47 people, 4.16%)
- Depression (41 people, 3.63%)
- Osteoporosis (35 people, 3.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (138 people, 12.20%)
- Niaspan (103 people, 9.11%)
- Plavix (102 people, 9.02%)
- Synthroid (91 people, 8.05%)
- Lyrica (86 people, 7.60%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain In Extremity (200 people, 17.68%)
- Weakness (195 people, 17.24%)
- Paraesthesia (178 people, 15.74%)
- Pain (173 people, 15.30%)
- Itching (161 people, 14.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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