Who have Migraine with Lipitor?


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 178,030 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 611 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine 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 Lipitor 181,160 users)

Migraine

Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, migraine, birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 78,151 Migraine patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

178,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 611 people (0.34%) have Migraine


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Migraine?

Time on Lipitor when people have Migraine *:

  • < 1 month: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.82 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 77.7 %
  • male: 22.3 %

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.73 %
  • 30-39: 6.09 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 28.36 %
  • 60+: 37.39 %

Severity of Migraine **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 25.0 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 25.0 %

How people recovered from Migraine **:

  • while on drug: 25 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (103 people, 16.86%)
  • Nexium (85 people, 13.91%)
  • Xanax (66 people, 10.80%)
  • Prilosec (66 people, 10.80%)
  • Ambien (64 people, 10.47%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lipitor, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (49 people, 8.02%)
  • Pain (47 people, 7.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (40 people, 6.55%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (33 people, 5.40%)
  • Osteoporosis (31 people, 5.07%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Headache (181 people, 29.62%)
  • Back Pain (147 people, 24.06%)
  • Pain (145 people, 23.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (144 people, 23.57%)
  • Chest Pain (133 people, 21.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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