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Review: could Lipitor cause Mood altered?

Summary: Mood altered could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, 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, 344 have Mood altered. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood altered and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,504 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Mood altered

Mood altered (changes in mood) (latest reports from 119,659 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 129,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 344 people (0.27%) have Mood Altered. They amount to 0.29% of all the 119,481 people who have Mood Altered on eHealthMe.

Trend of Mood altered in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Mood altered * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood altered17.95%23.08%0.00%17.95%33.33%7.69%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mood altered when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Mood altered46.83%53.17%

Age of people who have Mood altered when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood altered0.00%0.00%0.71%0.00%4.96%18.44%26.24%49.65%

Severity of Mood altered when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood altered0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Mood altered ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (64 people, 18.60%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (48 people, 13.95%)
  3. Depression (44 people, 12.79%)
  4. Hypertension (30 people, 8.72%)
  5. Pain (22 people, 6.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (73 people, 21.22%)
  2. Chantix (59 people, 17.15%)
  3. Lisinopril (40 people, 11.63%)
  4. Neurontin (31 people, 9.01%)
  5. Oxycontin (30 people, 8.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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