Lipitor and Sick sinus syndrome - from FDA reports
Sick sinus syndrome 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Sick sinus syndrome 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 May, 18, 2017
182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 183 people (0.1%) have Sick Sinus Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Sick Sinus Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Sick Sinus Syndrome when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 53.89 %
- male: 46.11 %
Age of people who have Sick Sinus Syndrome when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.27 %
- 40-49: 5.1 %
- 50-59: 7.01 %
- 60+: 86.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (32 people, 17.49%)
- Diabetes (20 people, 10.93%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 9.84%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (16 people, 8.74%)
- Pain (15 people, 8.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (55 people, 30.05%)
- Lasix (47 people, 25.68%)
- Digoxin (41 people, 22.40%)
- Plavix (40 people, 21.86%)
- Prevacid (36 people, 19.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (80 people, 43.72%)
- Arrhythmias (55 people, 30.05%)
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (49 people, 26.78%)
- High Blood Pressure (44 people, 24.04%)
- Chest Pain (44 people, 24.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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