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Review: could Lipitor cause Lupus erythematosus?

We study 129,727 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

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

Lupus erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus (inflammatory autoimmune disease causing scaly red patches on the skin) (latest reports from 41,744 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 24, 2014: 129,727 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 166 people (0.13%) have Lupus Erythematosus. They amount to 0.40% of all the 41,744 people who have Lupus Erythematosus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lupus erythematosus in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Lupus erythematosus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lupus erythematosus8.70%17.39%13.04%34.78%4.35%21.74%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Lupus erythematosus82.53%17.47%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lupus erythematosus0.00%0.00%0.00%1.48%13.33%20.74%28.89%35.56%

Severity of Lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lupus erythematosus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 10.24%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 9.64%)
  3. Renal transplant (10 people, 6.02%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 5.42%)
  5. Prophylaxis (7 people, 4.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (24 people, 14.46%)
  2. Aspirin (20 people, 12.05%)
  3. Norvasc (19 people, 11.45%)
  4. Synthroid (18 people, 10.84%)
  5. Atenolol (17 people, 10.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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