Review: could Lipitor cause Nausea?
We study 129,768 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,351 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,670 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) (latest reports from 1,918,979 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, pain.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 129,768 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 7,351 people (5.66%) have Nausea.
Time on Lipitor when people have Nausea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor * :
Age of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor * :
Severity of Nausea when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Nausea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (855 people, 11.63%)
- Hypertension (666 people, 9.06%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (574 people, 7.81%)
- Depression (366 people, 4.98%)
- Diabetes mellitus (347 people, 4.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (2,011 people, 27.36%)
- Plavix (856 people, 11.64%)
- Lasix (833 people, 11.33%)
- Synthroid (739 people, 10.05%)
- Lisinopril (734 people, 9.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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