Review: could Lipitor cause Fainting?
We study 129,738 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,631 have Fainting. Find out below who they are, when they have Fainting and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 318,603 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,631 people (1.26%) have Fainting. They amount to 0.51% of all the 318,556 people who have Fainting on eHealthMe.
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How people recovered from Fainting ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (168 people, 10.30%)
- Multiple myeloma (113 people, 6.93%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (107 people, 6.56%)
- Diabetes mellitus (73 people, 4.48%)
- Pain (65 people, 3.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (632 people, 38.75%)
- Lasix (275 people, 16.86%)
- Coumadin (249 people, 15.27%)
- Plavix (246 people, 15.08%)
- Lisinopril (222 people, 13.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Have been asked to start Lipitor(generic - altorvastatin calcium), Calcium, Vitamin D recently. Have had high cholesterol readings at 230 in recent visits.
Primary concern is light headedness, and difficult to stand or sit up without nearly passing out, or very light headedness feeling.
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