Lipitor and Fasciculations of muscle - from FDA reports


Summary

Fasciculations of muscle 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 Prilosec, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 396 have Fasciculations of muscle. Find out below who they are, when they have Fasciculations of muscle and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,266 users)

Fasciculations Of Muscle

Fasciculations of muscle (twitching of voluntary muscle of body) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure (latest reports from 15,735 Fasciculations of muscle patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 396 people (0.23%) have Fasciculations Of Muscle


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Fasciculations of muscle?

Time on Lipitor when people have Fasciculations Of Muscle *:

  • < 1 month: 15.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.73 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

Gender of people who have Fasciculations Of Muscle when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 51.08 %
  • male: 48.92 %

Age of people who have Fasciculations Of Muscle when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.34 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.87 %
  • 40-49: 15.12 %
  • 50-59: 26.46 %
  • 60+: 51.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (121 people, 30.56%)
  • Depression (46 people, 11.62%)
  • High Blood Pressure (43 people, 10.86%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (33 people, 8.33%)
  • Sleep Disorder (26 people, 6.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (82 people, 20.71%)
  • Neurontin (70 people, 17.68%)
  • Coumadin (68 people, 17.17%)
  • Zometa (65 people, 16.41%)
  • Aredia (61 people, 15.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (129 people, 32.58%)
  • Fatigue (121 people, 30.56%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (113 people, 28.54%)
  • Pain (112 people, 28.28%)
  • Pain In Extremity (111 people, 28.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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