Review: Mood altered in Lipitor
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 5, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Mood altered (Mood swings) by studying 123,445 people who take Lipitor. We analyze: the time on Lipitor when people have Mood altered, gender and age of these people, the severity of Mood altered, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lipitor. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Lipitor include weakness, muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Mood altered (changes in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 123,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 335 people (0.27%) have Mood Altered.
Time on Lipitor when people have Mood altered * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mood altered||18.92%||24.32%||0.00%||13.51%||35.14%||8.11%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mood altered when taking Lipitor * :
|Mood altered||46.89%||53.11% |
Age of people who have Mood altered when taking Lipitor * :
|Mood altered||0.00%||0.00%||0.73%||0.00%||5.09%||18.91%||25.82%||49.45% |
Severity of Mood altered when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mood altered||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Mood altered ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (62 people, 18.51%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (47 people, 14.03%)
- Depression (43 people, 12.84%)
- Hypertension (30 people, 8.96%)
- Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 6.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (71 people, 21.19%)
- Chantix (58 people, 17.31%)
- Lisinopril (39 people, 11.64%)
- Neurontin (30 people, 8.96%)
- Oxycontin (30 people, 8.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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