Lipitor and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports
Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hyperlipidaemia. This review analyzes which people have Photosensitivity reaction 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, 21, 2017
185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 210 people (0.11%) have Photosensitivity reaction
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Photosensitivity reaction *:
- < 1 month: 6.45 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.9 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25.81 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.68 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 45.16 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 58.91 %
- male: 41.09 %
Age of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 3.66 %
- 40-49: 13.41 %
- 50-59: 31.1 %
- 60+: 51.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hyperlipidaemia (18 people, 8.57%)
- Diabetes (11 people, 5.24%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (6 people, 2.86%)
- Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 2.38%)
- Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (5 people, 2.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (27 people, 12.86%)
- Synthroid (20 people, 9.52%)
- Simvastatin (18 people, 8.57%)
- Lansoprazole (17 people, 8.10%)
- Lasix (15 people, 7.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (43 people, 20.48%)
- Fatigue (40 people, 19.05%)
- Weakness (39 people, 18.57%)
- Pain In Extremity (38 people, 18.10%)
- Nausea (37 people, 17.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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