Could Lipitor cause 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 . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 9,213 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,212 users)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 428,209 Nausea patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 9,213 people (5.26%) have Nausea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Nausea *:
- < 1 month: 20.46 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.05 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.02 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.65 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.21 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.65 %
- 10+ years: 3.97 %
Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 65.58 %
- male: 34.42 %
Age of people who have Nausea when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.12 %
- 10-19: 0.16 %
- 20-29: 1.0 %
- 30-39: 2.62 %
- 40-49: 9.93 %
- 50-59: 24.73 %
- 60+: 61.4 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (1,632 people, 17.71%)
- High Blood Pressure (827 people, 8.98%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (677 people, 7.35%)
- Quit Smoking (600 people, 6.51%)
- Diabetes (470 people, 5.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (1,484 people, 16.11%)
- Plavix (1,001 people, 10.87%)
- Lasix (920 people, 9.99%)
- Synthroid (899 people, 9.76%)
- Lisinopril (792 people, 8.60%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (2,744 people, 29.78%)
- Dizziness (1,807 people, 19.61%)
- Fatigue (1,730 people, 18.78%)
- Diarrhea (1,699 people, 18.44%)
- Weakness (1,695 people, 18.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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