Lipitor and Kidney stones - from FDA reports
Kidney stones is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Kidney stones with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 29, 2017
182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 874 people (0.48%) have Kidney Stones
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Kidney Stones *:
- < 1 month: 3.23 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.13 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20.97 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.52 %
- 5 - 10 years: 22.58 %
- 10+ years: 8.06 %
Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 45.47 %
- male: 54.53 %
Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.3 %
- 20-29: 0.3 %
- 30-39: 2.69 %
- 40-49: 15.4 %
- 50-59: 26.61 %
- 60+: 54.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (229 people, 26.20%)
- High Blood Pressure (138 people, 15.79%)
- Osteoporosis (70 people, 8.01%)
- Pain (49 people, 5.61%)
- Diabetes (46 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (191 people, 21.85%)
- Zometa (151 people, 17.28%)
- Vioxx (123 people, 14.07%)
- Plavix (118 people, 13.50%)
- Lasix (109 people, 12.47%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (202 people, 23.11%)
- Chest Pain (188 people, 21.51%)
- High Blood Pressure (186 people, 21.28%)
- Anaemia (184 people, 21.05%)
- Stress And Anxiety (183 people, 20.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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