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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypertension . We study 128,298 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,184 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 130,075 users)

Renal Failure Acute

Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, pain, cardiac failure congestive, dehydration, cardiac amyloidosis (latest reports from 59,685 Renal failure acute patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

128,298 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,184 people (1.7%) 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: 15.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.96 %
  • 10+ years: 4.56 %

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

  • female: 48.38 %
  • male: 51.62 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.9 %
  • 30-39: 1.53 %
  • 40-49: 10.05 %
  • 50-59: 17.46 %
  • 60+: 69.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (233 people)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (196 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (123 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (115 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (85 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (502 people)
  • Aspirin (483 people)
  • Lisinopril (314 people)
  • Coumadin (269 people)
  • Plavix (251 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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