Review: could Lipitor cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?
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.
We study 129,909 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,286 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,813 Lipitor users)
Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia. (latest reports from 45,039 Red face patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 129,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 2,286 people (1.76%) have Red Face.
Time on Lipitor when people have Red face * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Red face||8.70%||60.87%||2.17%||8.70%||15.22%||4.35%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Red face when taking Lipitor * :
|Red face||31.40%||68.60% |
Age of people who have Red face when taking Lipitor * :
|Red face||0.00%||0.14%||0.07%||0.42%||2.95%||12.21%||30.60%||53.61% |
Severity of Red face when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Red face||0.00%||87.50%||0.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Red face ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Red face||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (436 people, 19.07%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (392 people, 17.15%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (168 people, 7.35%)
- Hypertension (164 people, 7.17%)
- Low density lipoprotein increased (135 people, 5.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (1,551 people, 67.85%)
- Aspirin (1,108 people, 48.47%)
- Plavix (300 people, 13.12%)
- Lisinopril (227 people, 9.93%)
- Fish oil (175 people, 7.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 58-year old man with Cholesterosis, Diabetes.
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 53-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Muscular Weakness, Thoughts - Cloudy, Appetite - Decreased
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Atorvastatin Calcium, Omeprazole for a 69-year old man with Jet Lag, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Reflux Oesophagitis. The patient has Itching - Vaginal Area
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Levothyroxine Sodium, Dilantin for a 66-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Finger Cramps, No Energy, Difficulty Breathing, Irritability, Sensitivity To The Cold
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Dyazide for a 69-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure.
Recent Lipitor related drug comparison:
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