Review: could Lipitor cause Photosensitivity reaction?
We study 129,802 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 168 have Photosensitivity reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Photosensitivity reaction and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,700 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Photosensitivity reaction (latest reports from 27,921 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 168 people (0.13%) have Photosensitivity Reaction.
Time on Lipitor when people have Photosensitivity reaction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Photosensitivity reaction||2.78%||0.00%||22.22%||8.33%||2.78%||61.11%||2.78% |
Gender of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Lipitor * :
|Photosensitivity reaction||63.48%||36.52% |
Age of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Lipitor * :
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.73%||12.16%||37.84%||45.27% |
Severity of Photosensitivity reaction when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Photosensitivity reaction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Photosensitivity reaction||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (17 people, 10.12%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (16 people, 9.52%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (15 people, 8.93%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 7.74%)
- Blood cholesterol (8 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lansoprazole (29 people, 17.26%)
- Aspirin (29 people, 17.26%)
- Simvastatin (25 people, 14.88%)
- Synthroid (23 people, 13.69%)
- Evorel conti (22 people, 13.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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