Lipitor and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms 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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 4,515 people (2.43%) have Muscle spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Lipitor when people have Muscle spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 19.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.24 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.75 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 61.37 %
  • male: 38.63 %

Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 0.13 %
  • 20-29: 0.27 %
  • 30-39: 3.02 %
  • 40-49: 10.06 %
  • 50-59: 22.64 %
  • 60+: 63.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (188 people, 4.16%)
  • Diabetes (174 people, 3.85%)
  • Pain (156 people, 3.46%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (144 people, 3.19%)
  • Depression (142 people, 3.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (484 people, 10.72%)
  • Synthroid (325 people, 7.20%)
  • Plavix (323 people, 7.15%)
  • Crestor (283 people, 6.27%)
  • Lisinopril (265 people, 5.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Muscle Aches (967 people, 21.42%)
  • Pain In Extremity (907 people, 20.09%)
  • Weakness (832 people, 18.43%)
  • Pain (754 people, 16.70%)
  • Fatigue (703 people, 15.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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