Review: could Lipitor cause Meibomian Gland Lipogranuloma?


Meibomian gland lipogranuloma is reported only by a few people who take Lipitor. We study 177,999 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Meibomian gland lipogranuloma. Find out below who they are, when they have Meibomian gland lipogranuloma and more.

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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,122 users)

Meibomian Gland Lipogranuloma

Meibomian gland lipogranuloma (a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 289 Meibomian gland lipogranuloma patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

177,999 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 4 people (0.0%) have Meibomian Gland Lipogranuloma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Meibomian gland lipogranuloma?

Gender of people who have Meibomian Gland Lipogranuloma when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Meibomian Gland Lipogranuloma when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Erectile Dysfunction (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Schizophrenia (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Lupus Nephritis (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Viagra (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Norvasc (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Captopril (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Alphagan (2 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Optic Atrophy (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Maculopathy (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Dizziness (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Blindness Unilateral (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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