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Review: could Lipitor cause Meniere's disease?

Summary: Meniere's disease is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 129,823 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Meniere's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Meniere's disease and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,712 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Meniere's disease

Meniere's disease (a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree) (latest reports from 5,792 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 45 people (0.03%) have Meniere's Disease.

Trend of Meniere's disease in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Meniere's disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Meniere's disease33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Meniere's disease when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Meniere's disease51.06%48.94%

Age of people who have Meniere's disease when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Meniere's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%25.00%65.00%

Severity of Meniere's disease when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Meniere's disease0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Meniere's disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Meniere's disease0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (10 people, 22.22%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 8.89%)
  3. Blood pressure (4 people, 8.89%)
  4. Coronary artery occlusion (4 people, 8.89%)
  5. High density lipoprotein (4 people, 8.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (12 people, 26.67%)
  2. Lisinopril (9 people, 20.00%)
  3. Vioxx (7 people, 15.56%)
  4. Vitamins (6 people, 13.33%)
  5. Prevacid (6 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...

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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Diabetic, Heart Attack, Hardly Any Voice For 8wks. Long History Of Depression. , and takes Lipitor, Metformin, Insulin, Prozac)
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    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Numbness And Tingling, Numbness In Hands Or Feet, and takes Atorvastatin Calcium, Vitamin D, CoQ-10, Adderall Xr 20, Bystolic, Azor)
    Numbness in ball of foot. Started on one right side and progressed to both. EMG indicated Ideopathic Polyneurothopy. Pre diabetic with A1C of 5.8 - only one reading ever exceeded diabetic criteria at 6.6. Started 6 months ago with slow progression. No pain, minor tingling. Not constant but pro ...

  • My doctor prescribed citalopram for depression but l have myasthenia gravis is the ol
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Depression, and takes Lisinopril, Atorvastatin Calcium, Prednisolone, Azathioprine)
    Could anyone help, my doctor has given me citalopram for depression but I have myasthenia gravis is this ok I have read it might not be safe?

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