Lipitor and Sleeplessness - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Sleeplessness with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 175,191 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 22, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 3,667 people (2.09%) have Sleeplessness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Sleeplessness?

Time on Lipitor when people have Sleeplessness *:

  • < 1 month: 15.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.17 %
  • 10+ years: 3.41 %

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 58.71 %
  • male: 41.29 %

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 1.17 %
  • 30-39: 3.49 %
  • 40-49: 13.41 %
  • 50-59: 25.44 %
  • 60+: 56.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (1,095 people, 29.86%)
  • High Blood Pressure (380 people, 10.36%)
  • Depression (314 people, 8.56%)
  • Quit Smoking (235 people, 6.41%)
  • Pain (228 people, 6.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (514 people, 14.02%)
  • Plavix (327 people, 8.92%)
  • Prilosec (326 people, 8.89%)
  • Ambien (310 people, 8.45%)
  • Synthroid (293 people, 7.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (828 people, 22.58%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (748 people, 20.40%)
  • Weakness (710 people, 19.36%)
  • Nausea (662 people, 18.05%)
  • Pain (645 people, 17.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Sleeplessness when taking Lipitor?

Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 188,662 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, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 220,589 Sleeplessness patients).

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