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Review: could Lipitor cause Renal failure acute?

We study 129,727 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,154 have Renal failure acute. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure acute and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Renal failure acute

Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 452,378 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pain, multiple myeloma.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 2,154 people (1.66%) have Renal Failure Acute. They amount to 0.48% of all the 452,372 people who have Renal Failure Acute on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal failure acute in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Renal failure acute * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure acute15.95%20.62%8.56%18.29%21.40%10.89%4.28%

Gender of people who have Renal failure acute when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure acute47.94%52.06%

Age of people who have Renal failure acute when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure acute0.00%0.00%0.15%0.85%1.45%10.52%17.03%69.99%

Severity of Renal failure acute when taking Lipitor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure acute ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (273 people, 12.67%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (208 people, 9.66%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (136 people, 6.31%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (125 people, 5.80%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (110 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (705 people, 32.73%)
  2. Lasix (544 people, 25.26%)
  3. Lisinopril (332 people, 15.41%)
  4. Coumadin (299 people, 13.88%)
  5. Digoxin (271 people, 12.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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