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 146,964 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,484 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 143,537 users)

Sweating - Excessive

Sweating - excessive has been reported by people with muscle aches, nervous system disorder, diarrhea, osteoarthritis, fatigue (latest reports from 47,442 Sweating - excessive patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

146,964 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,484 people (1.01%) have Sweating - Excessive


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Sweating - excessive?

Time on Lipitor when people have Sweating - Excessive *:

  • < 1 month: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.3 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

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

  • female: 50.31 %
  • male: 49.69 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 2.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.25 %
  • 40-49: 13.41 %
  • 50-59: 29.98 %
  • 60+: 52.29 %

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 (173 people)
  • Depression (140 people)
  • Hypertension (100 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (83 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (64 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (368 people)
  • Plavix (224 people)
  • Lisinopril (189 people)
  • Lasix (144 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (139 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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