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Review: could Lipitor cause Fever?

We study 129,738 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,221 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,627 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Fever

Fever (latest reports from 984,619 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 3,221 people (2.48%) have Fever. They amount to 0.33% of all the 984,464 people who have Fever on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fever in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fever24.26%27.22%13.48%14.82%12.40%4.85%2.96%

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Fever50.45%49.55%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever0.07%0.00%0.41%1.12%4.08%11.45%26.06%56.81%

Severity of Fever when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fever0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fever ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (319 people, 9.90%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (228 people, 7.08%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (201 people, 6.24%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (185 people, 5.74%)
  5. Osteoporosis (153 people, 4.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (860 people, 26.70%)
  2. Lasix (456 people, 14.16%)
  3. Prednisone (320 people, 9.93%)
  4. Zometa (317 people, 9.84%)
  5. Atenolol (301 people, 9.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • worsening with time
    also take metropolol
    also have ed

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • 1. Moderate usually dry cough, sometimes mild mucous, for 8-10 years duration, no other symptoms. 2. Mild & now fully controlled hypertension duration of 5-8 years.
    3. Recurrent prostatitis 10-14 years past, but symptom free since then.
    4. Mild hypothyroidism, fully corrected with low-dose thyroxine.
    5. Ex-smoker, began age 16, quit age 26, hasn't smoked for past 44 years.

    No other known medical conditions.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Had moderate rectal bleeding in one day after using 80mg Lipitor daily for approximately 6 weeks. Immediately stopped using Lipitor and have not seen any bleeding since that first day.

    Reply

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