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Review: could Lipitor cause Fasciculations of muscle (Muscle twitching)?

Summary: 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 129,823 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 350 have Fasciculations of muscle. Find out below who they are, when they have Fasciculations of muscle and more.

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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,722 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of lipitor reports

Fasciculations of muscle

Fasciculations of muscle (twitching of voluntary muscle of body) (latest reports from 11,005 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

Trend of Fasciculations of muscle reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 350 people (0.27%) have Fasciculations Of Muscle.

Trend of Fasciculations of muscle in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Fasciculations of muscle * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fasciculations of muscle4.55%20.45%9.09%20.45%9.09%31.82%4.55%

Gender of people who have Fasciculations of muscle when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Fasciculations of muscle44.38%55.62%

Age of people who have Fasciculations of muscle when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fasciculations of muscle0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.24%14.83%30.34%47.59%

Severity of Fasciculations of muscle when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fasciculations of muscle20.00%40.00%30.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Fasciculations of muscle ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fasciculations of muscle16.67%0.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (76 people, 21.71%)
  2. Depression (52 people, 14.86%)
  3. Hypertension (44 people, 12.57%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (44 people, 12.57%)
  5. Sleep disorder (29 people, 8.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (104 people, 29.71%)
  2. Aspirin (94 people, 26.86%)
  3. Neurontin (91 people, 26.00%)
  4. Coumadin (79 people, 22.57%)
  5. Zometa (75 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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