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Review: could Lipitor cause Sleeplessness (Insomnia)?

We study 129,802 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,914 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness 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.

Sleeplessness

Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) (latest reports from 763,667 patients) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 2,914 people (2.24%) have Sleeplessness.

Trend of Sleeplessness in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Sleeplessness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleeplessness15.61%26.24%13.12%11.09%15.61%14.25%4.07%

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Sleeplessness57.60%42.40%

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleeplessness0.00%0.12%0.00%1.34%3.62%14.59%26.91%53.41%

Severity of Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleeplessness5.00%47.50%42.50%5.00%

How people recovered from Sleeplessness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleeplessness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (676 people, 23.20%)
  2. Hypertension (310 people, 10.64%)
  3. Depression (286 people, 9.81%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (236 people, 8.10%)
  5. Pain (173 people, 5.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (631 people, 21.65%)
  2. Prilosec (301 people, 10.33%)
  3. Plavix (292 people, 10.02%)
  4. Chantix (268 people, 9.20%)
  5. Ambien (263 people, 9.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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