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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Fasciculations of muscle with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 418 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: 13.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.36 %
  • 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: 52.79 %
  • male: 47.21 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.6 %
  • 40-49: 15.51 %
  • 50-59: 26.73 %
  • 60+: 50.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (46 people, 11.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 8.13%)
  • Sleep Disorder (27 people, 6.46%)
  • Arthritis (27 people, 6.46%)
  • Pain (24 people, 5.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (82 people, 19.62%)
  • Neurontin (70 people, 16.75%)
  • Coumadin (69 people, 16.51%)
  • Zometa (65 people, 15.55%)
  • Aredia (61 people, 14.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (131 people, 31.34%)
  • Fatigue (123 people, 29.43%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (116 people, 27.75%)
  • Pain (115 people, 27.51%)
  • Pain In Extremity (113 people, 27.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 192,117 users)

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