Lipitor and Dysphagia - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Dysphagia 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 Apr, 05, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,798 people (0.99%) have Dysphagia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Dysphagia?

Time on Lipitor when people have Dysphagia *:

  • < 1 month: 19.66 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.97 %
  • 10+ years: 8.55 %

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 56.33 %
  • male: 43.67 %

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.68 %
  • 30-39: 4.07 %
  • 40-49: 10.7 %
  • 50-59: 20.42 %
  • 60+: 63.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (392 people, 21.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (194 people, 10.79%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (113 people, 6.28%)
  • Pain (108 people, 6.01%)
  • Depression (89 people, 4.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (303 people, 16.85%)
  • Plavix (241 people, 13.40%)
  • Lasix (213 people, 11.85%)
  • Prilosec (210 people, 11.68%)
  • Zometa (188 people, 10.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (425 people, 23.64%)
  • Weakness (383 people, 21.30%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (370 people, 20.58%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (366 people, 20.36%)
  • Fatigue (361 people, 20.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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