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Review: could Lipitor cause Sick sinus syndrome?

We study 129,760 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 have Sick sinus syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Sick sinus syndrome and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,648 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Sick sinus syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome (a collection of heart rhythm disorders) (latest reports from 17,376 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, multiple myeloma, type 2 diabetes.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 129,760 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 155 people (0.12%) have Sick Sinus Syndrome. They amount to 0.89% of all the 17,376 people who have Sick Sinus Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sick sinus syndrome in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Sick sinus syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sick sinus syndrome0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sick sinus syndrome when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Sick sinus syndrome56.47%43.53%

Age of people who have Sick sinus syndrome when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sick sinus syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.64%3.18%5.73%90.45%

Severity of Sick sinus syndrome when taking Lipitor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sick sinus syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (31 people, 20.00%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 14.19%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (17 people, 10.97%)
  4. Pain (12 people, 7.74%)
  5. Depression (10 people, 6.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (67 people, 43.23%)
  2. Digoxin (44 people, 28.39%)
  3. Lasix (44 people, 28.39%)
  4. Coumadin (39 people, 25.16%)
  5. Plavix (38 people, 24.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • It seems that my a fib has gotten worse since I am now taking atorvastatin and warfarin. I was wondering if there is any connection between these drugs and the a fib symptoms I am experiencing.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Never had an ED incident in my life through age 65 until I started taking Lipitor 10mg and within a couple months ED started / became a condition although it was mild to medium impact. As time has gone on the ED and lack of sex drive has continued to worsen and recently it now has reached a point where I am unable to maintain an erection and ejaculate.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • He was "ok" four weeks ago and now has trouble remembering, walking,writing and talking.

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