Lipitor and Red face - from FDA reports


Summary

Red face is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Red face with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,536 people (1.39%) have Red Face


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Red face?

Time on Lipitor when people have Red Face *:

  • < 1 month: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 65.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.63 %
  • 10+ years: 2.63 %

Gender of people who have Red Face when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 33.56 %
  • male: 66.44 %

Age of people who have Red Face when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.13 %
  • 20-29: 0.33 %
  • 30-39: 3.12 %
  • 40-49: 12.23 %
  • 50-59: 28.99 %
  • 60+: 54.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (797 people, 31.43%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (465 people, 18.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (177 people, 6.98%)
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (169 people, 6.66%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (114 people, 4.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (1,577 people, 62.18%)
  • Aspirin (763 people, 30.09%)
  • Plavix (339 people, 13.37%)
  • Lisinopril (260 people, 10.25%)
  • Fish Oil (216 people, 8.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (421 people, 16.60%)
  • Feeling Hot (329 people, 12.97%)
  • Rashes (323 people, 12.74%)
  • Paraesthesia (266 people, 10.49%)
  • Nausea (197 people, 7.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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