Lipitor and Nausea - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Nausea with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 30, 2017
182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 9,543 people (5.23%) have Nausea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Nausea *:
- < 1 month: 21.51 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.9 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.96 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.16 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.73 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.76 %
- 10+ years: 3.98 %
Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 65.43 %
- male: 34.57 %
Age of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.12 %
- 10-19: 0.15 %
- 20-29: 0.98 %
- 30-39: 2.57 %
- 40-49: 9.86 %
- 50-59: 24.63 %
- 60+: 61.66 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (1,702 people, 17.84%)
- High Blood Pressure (870 people, 9.12%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (698 people, 7.31%)
- Quit Smoking (601 people, 6.30%)
- Diabetes (494 people, 5.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (1,485 people, 15.56%)
- Plavix (1,033 people, 10.82%)
- Lasix (955 people, 10.01%)
- Synthroid (928 people, 9.72%)
- Nexium (810 people, 8.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (2,831 people, 29.67%)
- Dizziness (1,869 people, 19.59%)
- Fatigue (1,814 people, 19.01%)
- Diarrhea (1,791 people, 18.77%)
- Weakness (1,743 people, 18.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 188,677 users)
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