Lipitor and Lupus erythematosus - from FDA reports


Summary

Lupus erythematosus 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 Protonix, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Lupus erythematosus with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 216 people (0.12%) have Lupus Erythematosus


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Lipitor when people have Lupus Erythematosus *:

  • < 1 month: 13.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.74 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lupus Erythematosus when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 83.09 %
  • male: 16.91 %

Age of people who have Lupus Erythematosus when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 13.94 %
  • 40-49: 23.64 %
  • 50-59: 27.88 %
  • 60+: 30.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (41 people, 18.98%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 9.72%)
  • Lupus Nephritis (20 people, 9.26%)
  • Preventive Health Care (17 people, 7.87%)
  • Osteoporosis (12 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (29 people, 13.43%)
  • Synthroid (25 people, 11.57%)
  • Remicade (20 people, 9.26%)
  • Norvasc (20 people, 9.26%)
  • Lasix (20 people, 9.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (26 people, 12.04%)
  • Renal Impairment (22 people, 10.19%)
  • Rashes (22 people, 10.19%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (19 people, 8.80%)
  • Back Pain (19 people, 8.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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