Review: could Lipitor cause Knee Pain?


Summary

Knee pain is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Actos, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 128,298 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Knee pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee pain 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 130,075 users)

Knee Pain

Knee pain has been reported by people with neck pain, joint swelling, pain, itching, erection problems (latest reports from 438 Knee pain patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

128,298 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 6 people (0.0%) have Knee Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Knee pain?

Time on Lipitor when people have Knee Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Knee Pain when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Knee Pain when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Severity if Knee Pain when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 80 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Knee Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people)
  • Posterior Spinal Fusion (1 person)
  • Post-Mi Pericarditis (1 person)
  • Myasthenia Gravis (1 person)
  • Joint Pain (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lunesta (1 person)
  • Gabapentin (1 person)
  • Coreg (1 person)
  • Cellcept (1 person)
  • Actos (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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