Review: Lupus erythematosus in Lipitor
This is a review of Lupus erythematosus (Systemic lupus erythematosus) by studying 123,445 people who take Lipitor. We analyze: the time on Lipitor when people have Lupus erythematosus, gender and age of these people, the severity of Lupus erythematosus, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lipitor. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes) 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.
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.
On Nov, 13, 2013: 121,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 162 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||83.33%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor * :
|Lupus erythematosus||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.50%||13.53%||21.05%||27.82%||36.09% |
Severity of Lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor ** :
How people recovered from Lupus erythematosus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 10.49%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 9.88%)
- Renal transplant (10 people, 6.17%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 5.56%)
- Product used for unknown indication (8 people, 4.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (24 people, 14.81%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 12.35%)
- Norvasc (19 people, 11.73%)
- Synthroid (18 people, 11.11%)
- Atenolol (17 people, 10.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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