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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 Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 129,823 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 248 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,722 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of lipitor reports

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 23,890 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.

Trend of Parkinson's disease reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 129,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 252 people (0.19%) have Parkinson's Disease.

Trend of Parkinson's disease in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Parkinson's disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Parkinson's disease9.38%6.25%15.62%15.62%31.25%18.75%3.12%

Gender of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Parkinson's disease49.62%50.38%

Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Parkinson's disease1.49%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.96%18.81%75.74%

Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Parkinson's disease25.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%

How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Parkinson's disease0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (38 people, 15.08%)
  2. Hypertension (35 people, 13.89%)
  3. Hyperlipidaemia (26 people, 10.32%)
  4. Parkinson's disease (25 people, 9.92%)
  5. Osteoporosis (22 people, 8.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (78 people, 30.95%)
  2. Norvasc (38 people, 15.08%)
  3. Lisinopril (37 people, 14.68%)
  4. Furosemide (35 people, 13.89%)
  5. Plavix (35 people, 13.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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