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Review: could Lipitor cause Nausea?

Summary: Nausea 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 129,927 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,353 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea 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 132,834 Lipitor users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 264,835 Nausea patients)

On Apr, 25, 2015: 129,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 7,353 people (5.66%) have Nausea.

Trend of Nausea in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Nausea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea18.98%25.59%9.59%10.87%20.68%12.37%1.92%

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Nausea66.34%33.66%

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea0.02%0.11%0.08%1.06%2.66%10.56%24.95%60.57%

Severity of Nausea when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea9.68%64.52%22.58%3.23%

How people recovered from Nausea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea7.69%7.69%84.62%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (855 people, 11.63%)
  2. Hypertension (666 people, 9.06%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (574 people, 7.81%)
  4. Depression (366 people, 4.98%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (347 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (2,011 people, 27.35%)
  2. Plavix (856 people, 11.64%)
  3. Lasix (833 people, 11.33%)
  4. Synthroid (739 people, 10.05%)
  5. Lisinopril (734 people, 9.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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