Review: could Lipitor cause Parkinson's disease?
Summary: Parkinson's disease is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 129,909 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 253 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)
Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia. (latest reports from 24,995 Parkinson's disease patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 129,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 253 people (0.19%) have Parkinson's Disease.
Time on Lipitor when people have Parkinson's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Parkinson's disease||9.09%||6.06%||15.15%||15.15%||30.30%||18.18%||6.06% |
Gender of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Lipitor * :
|Parkinson's disease||49.43%||50.57% |
Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Lipitor * :
|Parkinson's disease||1.48%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.94%||18.72%||75.86% |
Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Parkinson's disease||20.00%||0.00%||20.00%||60.00% |
How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (38 people, 15.02%)
- Hypertension (35 people, 13.83%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (26 people, 10.28%)
- Parkinson's disease (26 people, 10.28%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 8.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (78 people, 30.83%)
- Norvasc (38 people, 15.02%)
- Lisinopril (37 people, 14.62%)
- Furosemide (35 people, 13.83%)
- Plavix (35 people, 13.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 58-year old man with Cholesterosis, Diabetes.
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 53-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Muscular Weakness, Thoughts - Cloudy, Appetite - Decreased
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Atorvastatin Calcium, Omeprazole for a 69-year old man with Jet Lag, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Reflux Oesophagitis. The patient has Itching - Vaginal Area
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Levothyroxine Sodium, Dilantin for a 66-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Finger Cramps, No Energy, Difficulty Breathing, Irritability, Sensitivity To The Cold
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Dyazide for a 69-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure.
Recent Lipitor related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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