Lipitor and Crohn's disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Crohn's disease is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Humira, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Crohn's disease 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 May, 07, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 249 people (0.14%) have Crohn's Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Crohn's disease?

Time on Lipitor when people have Crohn's Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 73.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Crohn's Disease when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 58.16 %
  • male: 41.84 %

Age of people who have Crohn's Disease when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.65 %
  • 30-39: 2.2 %
  • 40-49: 18.68 %
  • 50-59: 25.27 %
  • 60+: 52.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (82 people, 32.93%)
  • High Blood Pressure (40 people, 16.06%)
  • Acne (38 people, 15.26%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (26 people, 10.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 9.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (80 people, 32.13%)
  • Accutane (37 people, 14.86%)
  • Prednisone (30 people, 12.05%)
  • Aspirin (26 people, 10.44%)
  • Nexium (24 people, 9.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (43 people, 17.27%)
  • Diarrhea (43 people, 17.27%)
  • Depression (42 people, 16.87%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (30 people, 12.05%)
  • Drug Ineffective (24 people, 9.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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