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Review: could Lipitor cause Sick sinus syndrome?

We study 129,802 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 132,700 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 17,409 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, multiple myeloma, depression.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 155 people (0.12%) have Sick Sinus Syndrome.

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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