Review: could Lipitor cause Dystonia?
Summary: Dystonia could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypercholesterolaemia.
We study 129,629 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 (latest outcomes from 132,504 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.
Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone) (latest reports from 59,312 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 129,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 72 people (0.06%) have Dystonia. They amount to 0.12% of all the 59,283 people who have Dystonia on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Dystonia * :
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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 * :
- Aspirin (20 people, 27.78%)
- Metoclopramide (20 people, 27.78%)
- Prevacid (14 people, 19.44%)
- Lorazepam (12 people, 16.67%)
- Nexium (12 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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