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 Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Dysphagia with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,822 people (0.98%) have Dysphagia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Dysphagia?

Time on Lipitor when people have Dysphagia *:

  • < 1 month: 21.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.02 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.86 %
  • 10+ years: 7.63 %

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 56.41 %
  • male: 43.59 %

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 0.67 %
  • 30-39: 4.01 %
  • 40-49: 10.53 %
  • 50-59: 20.55 %
  • 60+: 63.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (118 people, 6.48%)
  • Pain (111 people, 6.09%)
  • Depression (91 people, 4.99%)
  • Osteoporosis (87 people, 4.77%)
  • Diabetes (55 people, 3.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (303 people, 16.63%)
  • Plavix (244 people, 13.39%)
  • Lasix (214 people, 11.75%)
  • Prilosec (212 people, 11.64%)
  • Nexium (191 people, 10.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (428 people, 23.49%)
  • Weakness (386 people, 21.19%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (374 people, 20.53%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (367 people, 20.14%)
  • Fatigue (365 people, 20.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 192,079 users)

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