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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 High blood cholesterol.

We study 129,920 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,231 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,828 Lipitor users)

Sleeplessness

Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,591 Sleeplessness patients)

On Apr, 6, 2015: 129,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 2,915 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
Sleeplessness15.58%26.19%13.09%11.06%15.80%14.22%4.06%

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Sleeplessness57.62%42.38%

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%26.94%53.39%

Severity of Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleeplessness4.88%48.78%41.46%4.88%

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, 23.19%)
  2. Hypertension (311 people, 10.67%)
  3. Depression (287 people, 9.85%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (236 people, 8.10%)
  5. Pain (173 people, 5.93%)

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, 9.19%)
  5. Ambien (263 people, 9.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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