Review: could Lipitor cause Neck Pain?


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 Blood cholesterol increased . We study 128,298 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,167 have Neck pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck pain 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 Lipitor 130,075 users)

Neck Pain

Neck pain has been reported by people with chest pain, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, malaise (latest reports from 23,547 Neck pain patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

128,298 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,167 people (0.91%) have Neck Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Neck pain?

Time on Lipitor when people have Neck Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 12.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.38 %
  • 10+ years: 9.59 %

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

  • female: 55.8 %
  • male: 44.2 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.45 %
  • 30-39: 3.82 %
  • 40-49: 16.07 %
  • 50-59: 18.43 %
  • 60+: 61.12 %

Severity if Neck Pain when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 5.26 %
  • moderate: 57.89 %
  • severe: 36.84 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Neck Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (190 people)
  • Hypertension (92 people)
  • Osteoporosis (69 people)
  • Pain (67 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (47 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (197 people)
  • Prilosec (172 people)
  • Zometa (157 people)
  • Fosamax (130 people)
  • Lasix (128 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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