Review: could Lipitor cause Dystonia?
This is a review of Dystonia (Movement - uncontrolled or slow) by studying 129,745 people who take Lipitor. We analyze: the time on Lipitor when people have Dystonia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Dystonia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lipitor. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,452 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 51,658 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 129,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 72 people (0.06%) have Dystonia. They amount to 0.14% of all the 51,658 people who 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 * :
- 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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