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 129,879 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 132,784 Lipitor users)
Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 51,619 Migraine patients)
On Jan, 15, 2015: 129,879 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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- I had an a trial fibrilation episode at 1:30 in the morning,took aspirin,slept for 3 hours,woke up with severe headache, took tylenol,no help,what to do,is this for 3 hours fter
Is headache normal,never happened before.usually have throbbing headache fora minute after atrial fib episode,but not one lasting all day.
- I have had the history of seizures, kidney stones, high blood pressure and migraine headaches. i am soon going back to school and need something to help with memory . what is best to help in this way
Not sure what I am suppose to write here. My mind is never clear and it feels as if there is swelling that keeps me from wanting to learn or work. Taking IBprofen helps take some of the swelling away but not all.
- Why when i have a migraine i feel the need to eat more and more? (1 answer)
Can someone please help me why when I get a migraine I have the need for excessive eating? I get the feeling that if I eat more I will feel better. I am now 43 years old woman and my migraines the last three years get worse and worse. Both more intense and more often ( like twice or even three times a week). I am on Effexor that is treating depression 75mg per day. Can someone advise me what can I do? I feel so much helpless and frustrated as my quality of life has deterioted so much.
- My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
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 dreams that carry over when she awakens, or if she wakes up and sees visions. I do not want to change her meds, if possible. This combination of Aricept, Namenda and Lexapro have allowed her to be sharper mentally than she has in a number of years. Except for the hallucinations, it's been nothing short of amazing. Please help. Thank you
- Laryngitis from depression?
I had a heart attack 3yrs ago, finding it hard to handle. Waiting for a complete knee replacement, also long history of back problems. Chronic pain. Diabetic on insulin.
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