Review: could Lipitor cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue)?
Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 129,879 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,336 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,784 Lipitor users)
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,498 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 129,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 7,336 people (5.65%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.
Time on Lipitor when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||9.19%||29.60%||8.46%||14.43%||19.21%||14.89%||4.23% |
Gender of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Lipitor * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||54.81%||45.19% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Lipitor * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.02%||0.17%||0.73%||2.75%||11.39%||23.17%||61.77% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||1.87%||50.47%||38.32%||9.35% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||6.06%||3.03%||90.91% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (1,128 people, 15.38%)
- Hypertension (733 people, 9.99%)
- Depression (399 people, 5.44%)
- Osteoporosis (295 people, 4.02%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (271 people, 3.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (1,993 people, 27.17%)
- Lasix (860 people, 11.72%)
- Plavix (829 people, 11.30%)
- Toprol-xl (717 people, 9.77%)
- Synthroid (713 people, 9.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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