Review: could Lipitor cause Renal Failure Acute?


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 Hypertension . We study 146,965 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,312 have Renal failure acute. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure acute and more.

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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 149,816 users)

Renal Failure Acute

Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, pain, cardiac failure congestive, diarrhea, hyperkalemia (latest reports from 69,660 Renal failure acute patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

146,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,312 people (1.57%) 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: 16.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.33 %
  • 10+ years: 4.96 %

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

  • female: 48.81 %
  • male: 51.19 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 1.36 %
  • 40-49: 9.98 %
  • 50-59: 16.84 %
  • 60+: 70.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (268 people)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (208 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (140 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (123 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (110 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (540 people)
  • Aspirin (527 people)
  • Lisinopril (348 people)
  • Coumadin (278 people)
  • Plavix (266 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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