Lipitor and Restless legs - from FDA reports


Summary

Restless legs is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 471 people (0.26%) have Restless Legs


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Restless legs?

Time on Lipitor when people have Restless Legs *:

  • < 1 month: 4.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.77 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.08 %
  • 10+ years: 4.62 %

Gender of people who have Restless Legs when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 68.02 %
  • male: 31.98 %

Age of people who have Restless Legs when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.29 %
  • 30-39: 1.46 %
  • 40-49: 17.25 %
  • 50-59: 34.21 %
  • 60+: 46.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (136 people, 28.87%)
  • Depression (69 people, 14.65%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 9.55%)
  • Arthritis (43 people, 9.13%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 8.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (82 people, 17.41%)
  • Neurontin (77 people, 16.35%)
  • Nexium (75 people, 15.92%)
  • Prilosec (72 people, 15.29%)
  • Ambien (67 people, 14.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (138 people, 29.30%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (128 people, 27.18%)
  • Pain In Extremity (124 people, 26.33%)
  • Insomnia (124 people, 26.33%)
  • Pain (118 people, 25.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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