Review: could Lipitor cause High blood potassium level?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 23, 2014)
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We study 129,745 people who take Lipitor. Among them, 908 have High blood potassium level. See who they are, when they have High blood potassium level and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,452 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Lipitor include weakness, muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
High blood potassium level
High blood potassium level (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 180,515 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, pain, type 2 diabetes, cardiac failure.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 123,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 908 people (0.73%) have High Blood Potassium Level.
Time on Lipitor when people have High blood potassium level * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood potassium level||19.12%||20.59%||13.24%||19.12%||10.29%||16.18%||1.47% |
Gender of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Lipitor * :
|High blood potassium level||50.78%||49.22% |
Age of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Lipitor * :
|High blood potassium level||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.00%||1.12%||8.25%||15.88%||73.75% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (111 people, 12.22%)
- Diabetes mellitus (62 people, 6.83%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (50 people, 5.51%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (46 people, 5.07%)
- Multiple myeloma (44 people, 4.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (315 people, 34.69%)
- Lasix (257 people, 28.30%)
- Digoxin (146 people, 16.08%)
- Coumadin (141 people, 15.53%)
- Lisinopril (127 people, 13.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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