Review: could Lipitor cause Sick sinus syndrome?
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 129,898 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,798 Lipitor users)
Sick sinus syndrome
Sick sinus syndrome (a collection of heart rhythm disorders) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, multiple myeloma, depression. (latest reports from 2,239 Sick sinus syndrome patients)
On Feb, 19, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 155 people (0.12%) have Sick Sinus Syndrome.
Time on Lipitor when people have Sick sinus syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sick sinus syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sick sinus syndrome when taking Lipitor * :
|Sick sinus syndrome||56.47%||43.53% |
Age of people who have Sick sinus syndrome when taking Lipitor * :
|Sick sinus syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.64%||3.18%||5.73%||90.45% |
Severity of Sick sinus syndrome when taking Lipitor ** :
How people recovered from Sick sinus syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (31 people, 20.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 14.19%)
- Atrial fibrillation (17 people, 10.97%)
- Pain (12 people, 7.74%)
- Depression (10 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (67 people, 43.23%)
- Digoxin (44 people, 28.39%)
- Lasix (44 people, 28.39%)
- Coumadin (39 people, 25.16%)
- Plavix (38 people, 24.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Lisinopril, Xanax for a 48-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Stomach Discomfort
- A study of drug interactions between Eplerenone, Lipitor, Ramipril for a 67-year old man with High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Fatigue, Stomach Discomfort, Muscle Weakness
- A study of side effects of Atorvastatin Calcium for a 47-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Glimepiride, Metformin, Lantus Solostar, Victoza for a 42-year old woman with Diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent. The patient has Reflux Gastritis
- A study of side effects of Lipitor for a 68-year old woman with LDL. The patient has High Blood Glucose Level (high blood sugar)
Recent Lipitor related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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