Review: could Lipitor cause Dysphagia?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 129,745 people who take Lipitor. Among them, 1,344 have Dysphagia. See who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,452 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Lipitor include weakness, muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) (latest reports from 239,619 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 123,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,344 people (1.09%) 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 (230 people, 17.11%)
- Hypertension (165 people, 12.28%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (107 people, 7.96%)
- Depression (88 people, 6.55%)
- Pain (72 people, 5.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (362 people, 26.93%)
- Plavix (258 people, 19.20%)
- Prilosec (218 people, 16.22%)
- Lasix (195 people, 14.51%)
- Nexium (193 people, 14.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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