Review: could Lipitor cause Sweating - excessive (Hyperhidrosis)?
We study 129,768 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,369 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,670 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 297,862 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 11, 2014: 129,768 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 1,369 people (1.05%) have Sweating - Excessive.
Time on Lipitor when people have Sweating - excessive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sweating - excessive||7.48%||36.45%||3.74%||14.02%||12.15%||22.43%||3.74% |
Gender of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Lipitor * :
|Sweating - excessive||49.79%||50.21% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Lipitor * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||0.08%||1.92%||2.42%||13.38%||30.60%||51.59% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||30.00%||40.00%||30.00% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (164 people, 11.98%)
- Depression (141 people, 10.30%)
- Hypertension (103 people, 7.52%)
- Diabetes mellitus (77 people, 5.62%)
- Blood cholesterol (75 people, 5.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (456 people, 33.31%)
- Plavix (216 people, 15.78%)
- Lisinopril (179 people, 13.08%)
- Lasix (147 people, 10.74%)
- Toprol-xl (143 people, 10.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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