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Review: could Lipitor cause Sudden death (Death)?

We study 129,802 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,404 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death 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.

Sudden death

Sudden death (latest reports from 542,618 patients)

On Oct, 28, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 3,390 people (2.61%) have Sudden Death.

Trend of Sudden death in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Sudden death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sudden death16.67%13.89%12.04%18.52%16.67%11.11%11.11%

Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Sudden death42.14%57.86%

Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sudden death0.11%0.00%0.00%0.17%1.12%5.74%16.06%76.80%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercholesterolaemia (384 people, 11.33%)
  2. Hypertension (210 people, 6.19%)
  3. Hypertriglyceridaemia (123 people, 3.63%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (102 people, 3.01%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (97 people, 2.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (494 people, 14.57%)
  2. Lasix (427 people, 12.60%)
  3. Norvasc (293 people, 8.64%)
  4. Trasylol (289 people, 8.53%)
  5. Lisinopril (276 people, 8.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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