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Review: could Lipitor cause Fever?

Summary: Fever 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 129,909 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 168,831 Fever patients)

On Mar, 30, 2015: 129,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 3,221 people (2.48%) have Fever.

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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