Lipitor and Renal failure acute - from FDA reports


Summary

Renal failure acute is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 2,453 have Renal failure acute. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure acute and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,266 users)

Renal Failure Acute

Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pain (latest reports from 73,857 Renal failure acute patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,453 people (1.4%) have Renal Failure Acute


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Renal failure acute?

Time on Lipitor when people have Renal Failure Acute *:

  • < 1 month: 16.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.16 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 4.94 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure Acute when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 48.83 %
  • male: 51.17 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure Acute when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 1.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.33 %
  • 40-49: 9.93 %
  • 50-59: 16.82 %
  • 60+: 70.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (290 people, 11.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (254 people, 10.35%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (213 people, 8.68%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (154 people, 6.28%)
  • Diabetes (150 people, 6.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (568 people, 23.16%)
  • Aspirin (540 people, 22.01%)
  • Lisinopril (357 people, 14.55%)
  • Coumadin (282 people, 11.50%)
  • Plavix (276 people, 11.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dehydration (396 people, 16.14%)
  • Weakness (392 people, 15.98%)
  • Hypotension (390 people, 15.90%)
  • Pain (365 people, 14.88%)
  • Anaemia (365 people, 14.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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