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Review: could Lipitor cause Ocd?

Summary: Ocd could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Mirapex, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 129,629 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 113 have Ocd. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocd and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,504 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Ocd

Ocd (obsessive-compulsive disorder) (latest reports from 33,812 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 129,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 113 people (0.09%) have Ocd. They amount to 0.33% of all the 33,803 people who have Ocd on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ocd in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Ocd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ocd0.00%91.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ocd when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Ocd40.80%59.20%

Age of people who have Ocd when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ocd0.00%0.00%1.67%0.00%0.00%25.00%43.33%30.00%

Severity of Ocd when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ocd0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Ocd ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ocd0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (37 people, 32.74%)
  2. Hypertension (37 people, 32.74%)
  3. Pain (35 people, 30.97%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (20 people, 17.70%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 16.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mirapex (56 people, 49.56%)
  2. Sinemet (46 people, 40.71%)
  3. Aspirin (38 people, 33.63%)
  4. Clonazepam (34 people, 30.09%)
  5. Ambien (31 people, 27.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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