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Review: could Lipitor cause Dystonia (Movement - uncontrolled or slow)?
We study 129,802 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 132,700 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone) (latest reports from 59,628 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 72 people (0.06%) have Dystonia.
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 * :
- 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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