Lipitor and Sudden death - from FDA reports
Sudden death is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Coronary artery bypass. This review analyzes which people have Sudden death with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 4,799 people (2.59%) have Sudden death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Sudden death *:
- < 1 month: 13.42 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.07 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.45 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.75 %
- 10+ years: 15.44 %
Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 43.13 %
- male: 56.87 %
Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.08 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.19 %
- 20-29: 0.19 %
- 30-39: 1.48 %
- 40-49: 5.74 %
- 50-59: 13.96 %
- 60+: 78.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Coronary Artery Bypass (224 people, 4.67%)
- Multiple Myeloma (174 people, 3.63%)
- Diabetes (135 people, 2.81%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (133 people, 2.77%)
- Pain (125 people, 2.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (568 people, 11.84%)
- Aspirin (481 people, 10.02%)
- Norvasc (381 people, 7.94%)
- Plavix (371 people, 7.73%)
- Lisinopril (308 people, 6.42%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (552 people, 11.50%)
- Stress And Anxiety (484 people, 10.09%)
- Injury (420 people, 8.75%)
- Acute Kidney Failure (359 people, 7.48%)
- Anhedonia (295 people, 6.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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