Review: could Lipitor cause Red face?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 129,745 people who take Lipitor. Among them, 2,285 have Red face. See who they are, when they have Red face and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,452 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Lipitor include weakness, muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 348,906 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, high blood pressure, low density lipoprotein increased, hyperlipidaemia.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 123,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,789 people (1.45%) 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||8.89%||62.22%||2.22%||6.67%||15.56%||4.44%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Red face when taking Lipitor * :
|Red face||32.05%||67.95% |
Age of people who have Red face when taking Lipitor * :
|Red face||0.00%||0.17%||0.08%||0.34%||3.02%||11.67%||29.55%||55.16% |
Severity of Red face when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Red face||0.00%||85.71%||0.00%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Red face ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Red face||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (390 people, 21.80%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (320 people, 17.89%)
- Hypertension (147 people, 8.22%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (131 people, 7.32%)
- Low density lipoprotein increased (109 people, 6.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (1,306 people, 73.00%)
- Aspirin (946 people, 52.88%)
- Plavix (270 people, 15.09%)
- Lisinopril (186 people, 10.40%)
- Atenolol (154 people, 8.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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