Who have Sciatica with Lipitor?


Summary

Sciatica is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 178,031 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 394 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica 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 181,160 users)

Sciatica

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 osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 11,247 Sciatica patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

178,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 394 people (0.22%) have Sciatica


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Sciatica?

Time on Lipitor when people have Sciatica *:

  • < 1 month: 15.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.98 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.98 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.98 %
  • 10+ years: 3.77 %

Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 64.88 %
  • male: 35.12 %

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.7 %
  • 40-49: 14.08 %
  • 50-59: 19.72 %
  • 60+: 65.49 %

Severity of Sciatica **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Sciatica **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (88 people, 22.34%)
  • Aspirin (85 people, 21.57%)
  • Atenolol (67 people, 17.01%)
  • Celebrex (66 people, 16.75%)
  • Vicodin (59 people, 14.97%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lipitor, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Osteoporosis (51 people, 12.94%)
  • High Blood Pressure (37 people, 9.39%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (26 people, 6.60%)
  • Arthritis (23 people, 5.84%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (20 people, 5.08%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (137 people, 34.77%)
  • Back Pain (137 people, 34.77%)
  • Pain In Extremity (134 people, 34.01%)
  • Pain (134 people, 34.01%)
  • Joint Pain (127 people, 32.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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