Review: could Lipitor cause Migraine?
Summary: Migraine is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 129,898 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 499 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,805 Lipitor users)
Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 51,717 Migraine patients)
On Feb, 14, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 499 people (0.38%) have Migraine.
Time on Lipitor when people have Migraine * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Lipitor * :
Age of people who have Migraine when taking Lipitor * :
Severity of Migraine when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Migraine ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (73 people, 14.63%)
- Migraine (51 people, 10.22%)
- Depression (48 people, 9.62%)
- Pain (33 people, 6.61%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 4.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (123 people, 24.65%)
- Nexium (72 people, 14.43%)
- Lexapro (62 people, 12.42%)
- Prilosec (61 people, 12.22%)
- Synthroid (60 people, 12.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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