Lipitor and Sick sinus syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 179 have Sick sinus syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Sick sinus syndrome 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 181,277 users)

Sick Sinus Syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome (a collection of heart rhythm disorders) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 2,928 Sick sinus syndrome patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 179 people (0.1%) have Sick Sinus Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Sick sinus syndrome?

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: 53.98 %
  • male: 46.02 %

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: 1.29 %
  • 40-49: 5.16 %
  • 50-59: 7.1 %
  • 60+: 86.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (32 people, 17.88%)
  • Diabetes (19 people, 10.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 9.50%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (16 people, 8.94%)
  • Pain (15 people, 8.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (55 people, 30.73%)
  • Lasix (47 people, 26.26%)
  • Digoxin (41 people, 22.91%)
  • Plavix (40 people, 22.35%)
  • Prevacid (36 people, 20.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (79 people, 44.13%)
  • Arrhythmias (55 people, 30.73%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (48 people, 26.82%)
  • High Blood Pressure (43 people, 24.02%)
  • Chest Pain (43 people, 24.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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