Review: could Lipitor cause Dystonia (Movement - uncontrolled or slow)?
Summary: Dystonia is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Metoclopramide, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 129,909 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Dystonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dystonia and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)
Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone) has been reported by people with indigestion, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder. (latest reports from 16,239 Dystonia patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 72 people (0.06%) have Dystonia.
Time on Lipitor when people have Dystonia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dystonia when taking Lipitor * :
Age of people who have Dystonia when taking Lipitor * :
Severity of Dystonia when taking Lipitor ** :
How people recovered from Dystonia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercholesterolaemia (6 people, 8.33%)
- Depression (5 people, 6.94%)
- Ill-defined disorder (5 people, 6.94%)
- Menopause (5 people, 6.94%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (5 people, 6.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metoclopramide (20 people, 27.78%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 27.78%)
- Prevacid (14 people, 19.44%)
- Nexium (12 people, 16.67%)
- Lorazepam (12 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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