Related topic: Lipitor, Kidney stones
Review: could Lipitor cause Kidney stones?
Summary: Kidney stones could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 129,629 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 667 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,504 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Kidney stones (latest reports from 105,426 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 129,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 667 people (0.51%) have Kidney Stones. They amount to 0.63% of all the 105,091 people who have Kidney Stones on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Kidney stones * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney stones||5.08%||16.95%||13.56%||22.03%||15.25%||22.03%||5.08% |
Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Lipitor * :
|Kidney stones||45.16%||54.84% |
Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Lipitor * :
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.63%||17.72%||28.07%||51.58% |
Severity of Kidney stones when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Kidney stones||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (118 people, 17.69%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (109 people, 16.34%)
- Osteoporosis (59 people, 8.85%)
- Bipolar disorder (40 people, 6.00%)
- Thyroid disorder (37 people, 5.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (210 people, 31.48%)
- Vioxx (132 people, 19.79%)
- Zometa (130 people, 19.49%)
- Celebrex (96 people, 14.39%)
- Plavix (92 people, 13.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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