Lipitor and Dysphagia - from FDA reports
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 175,191 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 02, 2017
175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,763 people (1.01%) have Dysphagia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Dysphagia *:
- < 1 month: 20.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10.08 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.08 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
- 2 - 5 years: 27.73 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
- 10+ years: 8.4 %
Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 56.3 %
- male: 43.7 %
Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.15 %
- 10-19: 0.38 %
- 20-29: 0.69 %
- 30-39: 4.15 %
- 40-49: 10.75 %
- 50-59: 20.58 %
- 60+: 63.29 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (387 people, 21.95%)
- High Blood Pressure (190 people, 10.78%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (112 people, 6.35%)
- Pain (103 people, 5.84%)
- Depression (88 people, 4.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (303 people, 17.19%)
- Plavix (238 people, 13.50%)
- Lasix (209 people, 11.85%)
- Prilosec (208 people, 11.80%)
- Zometa (188 people, 10.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (418 people, 23.71%)
- Weakness (376 people, 21.33%)
- Breathing Difficulty (368 people, 20.87%)
- Stress And Anxiety (362 people, 20.53%)
- Fatigue (352 people, 19.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Dysphagia when taking Lipitor?
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,324 users)
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