Lipitor and Fainting - from FDA reports
Fainting 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. This review analyzes which people have Fainting with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 20, 2017
182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,013 people (1.1%) have Fainting
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Fainting *:
- < 1 month: 12.68 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.94 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.08 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.08 %
- 2 - 5 years: 21.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.63 %
- 10+ years: 8.45 %
Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 51.73 %
- male: 48.27 %
Age of people who have Fainting when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.06 %
- 10-19: 0.41 %
- 20-29: 1.65 %
- 30-39: 2.72 %
- 40-49: 5.97 %
- 50-59: 23.7 %
- 60+: 65.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (251 people, 12.47%)
- High Blood Pressure (214 people, 10.63%)
- Multiple Myeloma (107 people, 5.32%)
- Pain (94 people, 4.67%)
- Diabetes (90 people, 4.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (403 people, 20.02%)
- Lasix (284 people, 14.11%)
- Plavix (273 people, 13.56%)
- Coumadin (230 people, 11.43%)
- Zometa (218 people, 10.83%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (531 people, 26.38%)
- Fatigue (407 people, 20.22%)
- Hypotension (399 people, 19.82%)
- Fall (395 people, 19.62%)
- Weakness (392 people, 19.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Fainting when taking Lipitor?
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 188,677 users)
Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 73,102 Fainting patients).
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