Review: could Lipitor cause Fasciculations Of Muscle?


Fasciculations of muscle is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 146,965 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 370 have Fasciculations of muscle. Find out below who they are, when they have Fasciculations of muscle and more.

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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 149,816 users)

Fasciculations Of Muscle

Fasciculations of muscle (twitching of voluntary muscle of body) has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, gout, multiple drug overdose, blood pressure management, sleep disorder (latest reports from 12,378 Fasciculations of muscle patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

146,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 370 people (0.25%) 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: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 29.41 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

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

  • female: 49.43 %
  • male: 50.57 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.36 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.61 %
  • 40-49: 13.04 %
  • 50-59: 27.54 %
  • 60+: 51.45 %

Severity if Fasciculations Of Muscle when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 23.08 %
  • moderate: 38.46 %
  • severe: 30.77 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

How people recovered from Fasciculations Of Muscle **:

  • while on drug: 11.11 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (77 people)
  • Depression (42 people)
  • Hypertension (40 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (31 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (81 people)
  • Coumadin (73 people)
  • Neurontin (66 people)
  • Zometa (63 people)
  • Aredia (59 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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