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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 High blood cholesterol.

We study 129,909 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)

Meniere's disease

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, depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 1,434 Meniere's disease patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 129,909 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. Coronary artery occlusion (4 people, 8.89%)
  4. High density lipoprotein (4 people, 8.89%)
  5. Glaucoma (3 people, 6.67%)

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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