Review: could Lipitor cause Lupus erythematosus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)?
Summary: Lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Protonix, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 129,909 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 166 have Lupus erythematosus. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus erythematosus and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)
Lupus erythematosus (inflammatory autoimmune disease causing scaly red patches on the skin) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 13,111 Lupus erythematosus patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 166 people (0.13%) have Lupus Erythematosus.
Time on Lipitor when people have Lupus erythematosus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lupus erythematosus||8.70%||17.39%||13.04%||34.78%||4.35%||21.74%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor * :
|Lupus erythematosus||82.53%||17.47% |
Age of people who have Lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor * :
|Lupus erythematosus||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.48%||13.33%||20.74%||28.89%||35.56% |
Severity of Lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor ** :
How people recovered from Lupus erythematosus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 10.24%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 9.64%)
- Renal transplant (10 people, 6.02%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 5.42%)
- Prophylaxis (7 people, 4.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (24 people, 14.46%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 12.05%)
- Norvasc (19 people, 11.45%)
- Synthroid (18 people, 10.84%)
- Atenolol (17 people, 10.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Dyazide for a 69-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure.
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