eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized


All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms  o  Tools  o  Community  o  Reviews  o  Q&As  o  Apps  o  Professionals
Home > Lipitor > Sleeplessness > Lipitor and Sleeplessness

Review: could Lipitor cause Sleeplessness (Insomnia)?

Summary: Sleeplessness 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 Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 129,823 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lipitor and have Sleeplessness >>>

Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,712 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of lipitor reports

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 761,004 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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Sleeplessness while taking Lipitor?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Lipitor and have Sleeplessness
- support group for people who take Lipitor
- support group for people who have Sleeplessness

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

More questions for: Lipitor, Sleeplessness

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Lipitor weight loss/ lisinipril ed issue
    (Posted by a 62 year old man who has Erection Problems, Bad Dreams, Weight Loss, and takes Lisinopril, Lipitor)
    40 mg Lipitor for two months caused 8 pounds weight loss,thoughts of losing my mind ,racing heart rate,mental confusion,emergency visits twice,never in my life have gone to hospital by ambulance..5'11 178 BM 17 ,faithful gym rat ,all test ruled out physical issues,informed doctor, he didn't feel Lip ...

  • Lipitor caused gout attack.
    (Posted by a 68 year old man who has Gout, High Collestoral, and takes Lipitor)
    My doctor gave me Lipitor to lower my Collestoral (240). Three days later I had lower stomach pains and the beginning of a Gout attack on my foot. I stopped taking the drug after 4 days when the full blown Gout attack came. I had been watching my diet and had not had a Gout attack for two years ( ...

  • Doxylamine succinate and severe restless legs and insomnia
    (Posted by a 53 year old woman who has Insomnia, Severe Restless Legs, and takes Doxylamine Succinate)
    Could not sleep so took 2 doxylamine gel tablets. Got very sleepy but could not actually fall asleep. So I ended up, over the next few hours, taking 3 more. More sleepiness and more restless legs, and still couldn't sleep At All. Up the entire night but couldn't really do anything cause I was so ...

  • Nexium improves my constipation
    (Posted by a 53 year old woman who has Constipation, GERD, and takes Lyrica, Methadone Hydrochloride, Lipitor)
    Started taking Nexium 1 week ago and I noticed improvement with my chronic constipation.

  • Lorazepam nearly killed me during cancer treatment
    (Posted by a 66 year old woman who has Insomnia, Bowel Movement Irregularity, Withdrawal Syndrome, and takes Wellbutrin Sr, Prozac, Lorazepam)
    Day 31 of cold turkey and I want to die. It is a roller coaster from body tics and sweats to rage and crying in one day. I felt so good the 4h day of c/t. It was like before my cancer diagnosis. My bowels are better off Lorazepam. I threw up during bowel movements from the pain. Off Lorazepam first ...

More reviews for: Lipitor, Sleeplessness

Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):

More related studies for: Lipitor, Sleeplessness

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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

47 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent updates:

- Could Vyvanse cause Antisocial Behaviour? (1 second ago)

- Brompheniramine Maleate, Testopel drug interactions (2 seconds ago)

- Could Cardiovascular Disorder cause Incontinence? (10 seconds ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Nortriptyline and Xanax

- Mucinex Dm and Bystolic

- Heart Palpitations and Excedrin

- Multiple Sclerosis and Aspergillosis

- Celexa

 

Recent Q&As

- Feeding tube complications flomax
Has anyone on feeding tube taken Flomax. Any complication ... (12 hours ago)


- What side effects do you experience from sulpfasalazine?
Answer: My hair falls out too, but it was falling out before I was ... (18 hours ago)


- Feeling dizziness in the morning. is it due to glaucoma
Since 3 days I am feeling dizziness in the morning for abo ... (1 day ago)

 

Recent user reviews

- Urea urine increased while taking topamax
I was on Topamax to lose weight. It worked for me, I lost ... (1 day ago)


- Jaw pain with avastin
My sister is currently taking Avastin and after each treat ... (1 day ago)


- Lipitor weight loss/ lisinipril ed issue
Response: Do Not, I repeat Do Not take Lipitor!!! I was on 20mg for ... (2 days ago)

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.