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 Hypertension . We study 146,964 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,444 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 Lipitor 143,537 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, thrombocytopenia, rashes, renal failure acute (latest reports from 184,104 Fever patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

146,964 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 3,444 people (2.34%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Fever?

Time on Lipitor when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 23.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.29 %
  • 10+ years: 3.34 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 50.83 %
  • male: 49.17 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 0.44 %
  • 20-29: 1.19 %
  • 30-39: 4.37 %
  • 40-49: 11.05 %
  • 50-59: 25.79 %
  • 60+: 57.1 %

Severity if Fever when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (327 people)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (238 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (217 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (176 people)
  • Osteoporosis (172 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (600 people)
  • Lasix (441 people)
  • Norvasc (322 people)
  • Prednisone (310 people)
  • Atenolol (306 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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