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 . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 849 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,266 users)
Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 23,015 Kidney stones patients).
On Jan, 27, 2017
175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 849 people (0.48%) have Kidney Stones
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Kidney Stones *:
- < 1 month: 3.12 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.62 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.62 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20.31 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
- 10+ years: 7.81 %
Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 45.15 %
- male: 54.85 %
Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.31 %
- 20-29: 0.31 %
- 30-39: 2.76 %
- 40-49: 15.64 %
- 50-59: 26.84 %
- 60+: 54.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (223 people, 26.27%)
- High Blood Pressure (135 people, 15.90%)
- Osteoporosis (70 people, 8.24%)
- Pain (48 people, 5.65%)
- Depression (45 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (191 people, 22.50%)
- Zometa (151 people, 17.79%)
- Vioxx (123 people, 14.49%)
- Plavix (114 people, 13.43%)
- Lasix (107 people, 12.60%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (201 people, 23.67%)
- Chest Pain (185 people, 21.79%)
- High Blood Pressure (183 people, 21.55%)
- Anaemia (182 people, 21.44%)
- Stress And Anxiety (180 people, 21.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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