Sciatica is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 128,433 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 323 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica 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 130,123 users)
Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) has been reported by people with earache, taste loss, drug ineffective, drowsiness, breast dysplasia (latest reports from 6,711 Sciatica patients).
On Jul, 20, 2016
128,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 323 people (0.25%) have Sciatica
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am 69 years old and have being taking Lipitor for 2-1/2 years. I have always being troubled with UTI's but in the last 2-1/2 years have had repeated problems, averaging about one every 3 months. I have just begun researching the medications I am taking to see if medications could be contributing to the problem. I also am taking Losartan, Omeprazole, Tramadol nd Eszopiclone. I have seen an Urologist twice with no results.
Five years after 4 treatments of Taxotere & Cytoxin for breast cancer I'm having incredibly painful sciatica. Doctor actually admitted that the tightness caused by chemotherapy is probably the culprit. I'm only 55,healthy, and somewhat fit but can now barely stand on a hard surface for more than 3 minutes. Sound familiar to anyone? Julie
Difficulty walking started 1 1/2 years ago. Got bad about 8 months ago. Been to Neuro Dr., Ortho Dr., Primary care Dr., and 16 sesssions of PT. Go to exercise 4 x week. Had to start using cane outside 2 months ago. Never had any leg pain from lipitor like some do. Was taking 20 mg about 8 ...
I am 69 years old and have being taking Lipitor for 2-1/2 years. I have always being troubled with UTI's but in the last 2-1/2 years have had repeated problems, averaging about one every 3 months. I have just begun researching the medications I am taking to see if medications could be ...
Hi. I'm a 56 year old woman and I have been taking Lipitor for about 2 years. The last 4 weeks I have had bery painful muscle spasms in my neck and shoulders to the point of not being able to work or do much. I am taking Advil and Aleve around the clock, icing my neck and back and basically ...
Five years after 4 treatments of Taxotere & Cytoxin for breast cancer I'm having incredibly painful sciatica. Doctor actually admitted that the tightness caused by chemotherapy is probably the culprit. I'm only 55,healthy, and somewhat fit but can now barely stand on a hard surface for more ...
Hi, I had Mirena inserted in Feb. '16 due to pre-menopausal heavy bleeding/clots (I'm a 52 y/o Caucasian of British descent and overweight). Around mid to late March began experiencing what felt like sciatica pain (had this during late pregnancy l9 yrs ago) on left side of buttocks/leg. It ...
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