Review: could Lipitor cause Sweating - Excessive?


Summary

Sweating - excessive 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 174,552 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,699 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive 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 Lipitor 177,664 users)

Sweating - Excessive

Sweating - excessive has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 66,763 Sweating - excessive patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

174,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,699 people (0.97%) have Sweating - Excessive


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Sweating - excessive?

Time on Lipitor when people have Sweating - Excessive *:

  • < 1 month: 7.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.49 %
  • 10+ years: 3.39 %

Gender of people who have Sweating - Excessive when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 51.1 %
  • male: 48.9 %

Age of people who have Sweating - Excessive when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.07 %
  • 20-29: 1.9 %
  • 30-39: 2.2 %
  • 40-49: 12.81 %
  • 50-59: 28.84 %
  • 60+: 54.17 %

Severity if Sweating - Excessive when taking Lipitor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 38.46 %
  • severe: 30.77 %
  • most severe: 30.77 %

How people recovered from Sweating - Excessive **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (201 people, 11.83%)
  • Depression (157 people, 9.24%)
  • Hypertension (126 people, 7.42%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (101 people, 5.94%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (74 people, 4.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (368 people, 21.66%)
  • Plavix (244 people, 14.36%)
  • Lisinopril (186 people, 10.95%)
  • Lasix (163 people, 9.59%)
  • Synthroid (141 people, 8.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (478 people, 28.13%)
  • Dizziness (427 people, 25.13%)
  • Dyspnoea (365 people, 21.48%)
  • Fatigue (353 people, 20.78%)
  • Asthenia (339 people, 19.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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