Lipitor and Neck pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Neck pain is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Neck pain 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 Apr, 24, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,349 people (0.74%) have Neck Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Neck pain?

Time on Lipitor when people have Neck Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 13.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.51 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.77 %
  • 10+ years: 11.35 %

Gender of people who have Neck Pain when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 59 %
  • male: 41 %

Age of people who have Neck Pain when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.48 %
  • 30-39: 3.68 %
  • 40-49: 14.04 %
  • 50-59: 19.55 %
  • 60+: 62.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (357 people, 26.46%)
  • High Blood Pressure (123 people, 9.12%)
  • Pain (99 people, 7.34%)
  • Osteoporosis (99 people, 7.34%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (69 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (219 people, 16.23%)
  • Prilosec (186 people, 13.79%)
  • Zometa (179 people, 13.27%)
  • Lasix (155 people, 11.49%)
  • Fosamax (150 people, 11.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (500 people, 37.06%)
  • Pain In Extremity (388 people, 28.76%)
  • Headache (372 people, 27.58%)
  • Pain (370 people, 27.43%)
  • Joint Pain (367 people, 27.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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