Review: could Lipitor cause Knee pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 129,745 people who take Lipitor. Among them, 4 have Knee pain. See who they are, when they have Knee pain 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.
Knee pain (latest reports from 610 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hypothyroidism, depression.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 129,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 4 people (0.00%) have Knee Pain.
Time on Lipitor when people have Knee pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Knee pain||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Knee pain when taking Lipitor * :
|Knee pain||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Knee pain when taking Lipitor * :
|Knee pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Knee pain when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Knee pain||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Knee pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Knee pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood cholesterol (2 people, 50.00%)
- Heart mri (1 people, 25.00%)
- Myasthenia gravis (1 people, 25.00%)
- Cholesterol (1 people, 25.00%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Mestinon (1 people, 25.00%)
- Gabapentin (1 people, 25.00%)
- Cellcept (1 people, 25.00%)
- Prednisone (1 people, 25.00%)
- Lunesta (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Recently I have developed pain in my right knee that comes and goes. It gets better when stretched or I move around but is caused by my sitting with bended knee for a long duration. It sometimes transfers to my hip.
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