Review: could Lipitor cause Migraine?
Summary: Migraine could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 129,629 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 444 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,504 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 170,105 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 129,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 497 people (0.38%) have Migraine. They amount to 0.29% of all the 170,703 people who have Migraine on eHealthMe.
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, 14.69%)
- Migraine (51 people, 10.26%)
- Depression (48 people, 9.66%)
- Pain (33 people, 6.64%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 4.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (123 people, 24.75%)
- Nexium (72 people, 14.49%)
- Lexapro (62 people, 12.47%)
- Prilosec (61 people, 12.27%)
- Xanax (59 people, 11.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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