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Review: could Lipitor cause Crohn's disease?

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 Crohn's disease.

We study 129,823 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,722 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of lipitor reports

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 74,817 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.

Trend of Crohn's disease reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 136 people (0.10%) have Crohn's Disease.

Trend of Crohn's disease in Lipitor reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%88.89%11.11%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Crohn's disease58.87%41.13%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.85%21.19%24.58%53.39%

Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Lipitor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (48 people, 35.29%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (35 people, 25.74%)
  3. Arthralgia (20 people, 14.71%)
  4. Rosacea (12 people, 8.82%)
  5. Acne (12 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (36 people, 26.47%)
  2. Vioxx (27 people, 19.85%)
  3. Aspirin (27 people, 19.85%)
  4. Vasotec (18 people, 13.24%)
  5. Prednisone (17 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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