Lipitor and Meniere's disease - from FDA reports
Meniere's disease is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Meniere's disease 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 Apr, 23, 2017
182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 52 people (0.03%) have Meniere's Disease
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Meniere's Disease *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
- 10+ years: 33.33 %
Gender of people who have Meniere's Disease when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 54.9 %
- male: 45.1 %
Age of people who have Meniere's Disease 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: 12.2 %
- 50-59: 21.95 %
- 60+: 65.85 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 30.77%)
- Peripheral Neuropathy (3 people, 5.77%)
- Joint Pain (3 people, 5.77%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 5.77%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (3 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (8 people, 15.38%)
- Vioxx (7 people, 13.46%)
- Plavix (7 people, 13.46%)
- Lisinopril (7 people, 13.46%)
- Prevacid (6 people, 11.54%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (10 people, 19.23%)
- Pain (9 people, 17.31%)
- Joint Pain (9 people, 17.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 13.46%)
- Fatigue (7 people, 13.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Meniere's disease when taking Lipitor?
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 188,717 users)
Meniere's disease (a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,936 Meniere's disease patients).
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10 years ago I had two stents put in. Was initially put on statin and Plavix. Did not handle statin well so quit it and got more serious with diet. Hung in there with Plavix for 6 months but didn't it. Was told I could go off of it. No problems and lipids were reducing each year to near ...
I am experiencing fatigue, muscle cramps, and muscle and joint pain. I have read that others have experienced the same as a result of taking these medications together. Anybody else have a similar experience?
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