Review: could Lipitor cause Renal Failure Acute?


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 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypertension . We study 174,550 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,414 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 177,664 users)

Renal Failure Acute

Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with hypotension, pain, diarrhea, urosepsis, pneumonia (latest reports from 73,857 Renal failure acute patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

174,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,414 people (1.38%) 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: 16.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.02 %
  • 10+ years: 4.9 %

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

  • female: 48.77 %
  • male: 51.23 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 1.3 %
  • 40-49: 10.04 %
  • 50-59: 16.8 %
  • 60+: 70.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (285 people, 11.81%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (213 people, 8.82%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (151 people, 6.26%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (150 people, 6.21%)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (126 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (563 people, 23.32%)
  • Aspirin (537 people, 22.25%)
  • Lisinopril (355 people, 14.71%)
  • Coumadin (280 people, 11.60%)
  • Plavix (274 people, 11.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dehydration (381 people, 15.78%)
  • Pain (355 people, 14.71%)
  • Anaemia (352 people, 14.58%)
  • Hypotension (347 people, 14.37%)
  • Nausea (343 people, 14.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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