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Review: could Lipitor cause Leg pain?

We study 129,727 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Leg pain

Leg pain (latest reports from 2,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 9 people (0.01%) have Leg Pain. They amount to 0.36% of all the 2,486 people who have Leg Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Leg pain in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Leg pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg pain0.00%11.11%22.22%22.22%11.11%11.11%22.22%

Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Leg pain55.56%44.44%

Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%11.11%66.67%

Severity of Leg pain when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg pain0.00%44.44%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Leg pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg pain25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood cholesterol (5 people, 55.56%)
  2. High blood pressure (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Arrhythmia (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Neuropathy (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 11.11%)
  2. Prilosec otc (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Ibuprofen (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Neurontin (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Calcium (1 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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