Lipitor and Parkinson's disease - from FDA reports


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 Hyperlipidaemia. This review analyzes which people have Parkinson's disease with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 311 people (0.17%) have Parkinson's disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

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

  • < 1 month: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.43 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 45.64 %
  • male: 54.36 %

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

  • 0-1: 1.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.44 %
  • 20-29: 0.89 %
  • 30-39: 0.44 %
  • 40-49: 4.89 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 72.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperlipidaemia (27 people, 8.68%)
  • Diabetes (26 people, 8.36%)
  • Osteoporosis (23 people, 7.40%)
  • Insomnia (18 people, 5.79%)
  • Breast Cancer (17 people, 5.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (63 people, 20.26%)
  • Sinemet (40 people, 12.86%)
  • Lisinopril (37 people, 11.90%)
  • Plavix (35 people, 11.25%)
  • Lantus (35 people, 11.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (60 people, 19.29%)
  • Weakness (57 people, 18.33%)
  • Tremor (56 people, 18.01%)
  • Fall (53 people, 17.04%)
  • Gait Disturbance (50 people, 16.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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