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Review: could Lipitor cause Dystonia?

We study 129,768 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

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,657 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Dystonia

Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone) (latest reports from 59,604 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 129,748 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 59,667 people who have Dystonia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dystonia in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Dystonia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dystonia0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%40.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Dystonia when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Dystonia61.97%38.03%

Age of people who have Dystonia when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dystonia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.77%9.43%30.19%56.60%

Severity of Dystonia when taking Lipitor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dystonia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercholesterolaemia (6 people, 8.33%)
  2. Depression (5 people, 6.94%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (5 people, 6.94%)
  4. Menopause (5 people, 6.94%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (5 people, 6.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoclopramide (20 people, 27.78%)
  2. Aspirin (20 people, 27.78%)
  3. Prevacid (14 people, 19.44%)
  4. Nexium (12 people, 16.67%)
  5. Lorazepam (12 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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