Review: could Lipitor cause Neck pain?
We study 129,727 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,106 have Neck pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck pain and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Neck pain (latest reports from 173,247 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,105 people (0.85%) have Neck Pain. They amount to 0.64% of all the 172,969 people who have Neck Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Neck pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Neck pain||12.95%||20.86%||8.63%||9.35%||23.74%||15.11%||9.35% |
Gender of people who have Neck pain when taking Lipitor * :
|Neck pain||55.74%||44.26% |
Age of people who have Neck pain when taking Lipitor * :
|Neck pain||0.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.33%||3.91%||15.96%||18.30%||61.38% |
Severity of Neck pain when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Neck pain||7.69%||53.85%||38.46%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Neck pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Neck pain||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (206 people, 18.64%)
- Hypertension (107 people, 9.68%)
- Pain (74 people, 6.70%)
- Osteoporosis (71 people, 6.43%)
- Multiple myeloma (60 people, 5.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (288 people, 26.06%)
- Prilosec (181 people, 16.38%)
- Zometa (175 people, 15.84%)
- Fosamax (152 people, 13.76%)
- Lasix (149 people, 13.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
I started taking Lipitor a week ago and almost immediately started experiencing severe neck and shoulder pain.
Em on Jun, 23, 2014:
Stop taking it AND call your physician immediately.
From this study (3 months ago):
Been I'll for 9 months. Just recently found pneumonia. Can't afford dermatologist and do for doesn't know what the hives are. You can write with your finger on my skin and it will show up.
From this study (1 year ago):
Neck pain joint and neck muscle pain, neck joint pops. Hurts to turn head to the left side. Turning to the right is not as bad.
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