Lipitor and Migraine - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Migraine with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 07, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 646 people (0.35%) have Migraine


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Migraine?

Time on Lipitor when people have Migraine *:

  • < 1 month: 19.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.9 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 77.6 %
  • male: 22.4 %

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.4 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.02 %
  • 30-39: 6.05 %
  • 40-49: 23.39 %
  • 50-59: 28.83 %
  • 60+: 38.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (150 people, 23.22%)
  • Depression (52 people, 8.05%)
  • Pain (50 people, 7.74%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 6.97%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (37 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (102 people, 15.79%)
  • Nexium (90 people, 13.93%)
  • Xanax (79 people, 12.23%)
  • Prilosec (71 people, 10.99%)
  • Synthroid (68 people, 10.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (193 people, 29.88%)
  • Pain (160 people, 24.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (153 people, 23.68%)
  • Back Pain (151 people, 23.37%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (145 people, 22.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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