Review: could Lipitor cause Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty)?
Summary: Dysphagia 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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 129,898 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,431 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,798 Lipitor users)
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 36,356 Dysphagia patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,431 people (1.10%) have Dysphagia.
Time on Lipitor when people have Dysphagia * :
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Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor * :
Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor * :
Severity of Dysphagia when taking Lipitor ** :
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How people recovered from Dysphagia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (240 people, 16.77%)
- Hypertension (173 people, 12.09%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (116 people, 8.11%)
- Depression (97 people, 6.78%)
- Pain (80 people, 5.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (384 people, 26.83%)
- Plavix (265 people, 18.52%)
- Prilosec (226 people, 15.79%)
- Nexium (205 people, 14.33%)
- Lasix (199 people, 13.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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