Review: could Lipitor cause Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs?
Summary: Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure.
We study 129,629 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs and more.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 129,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs. They amount to 0.24% of all the 3,357 people who have Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||33.33%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs when taking Lipitor * :
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||62.50%||37.50% |
Age of people who have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs when taking Lipitor * :
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||12.50%||12.50%||62.50% |
Severity of Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||12.50%||25.00%||37.50%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood pressure (4 people, 50.00%)
- Fluid retention (3 people, 37.50%)
- Diabetes (2 people, 25.00%)
- Blood cholesterol abnormal (2 people, 25.00%)
- Blood thinner (2 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (3 people, 37.50%)
- Synthroid (2 people, 25.00%)
- Lotrel (2 people, 25.00%)
- Furosemide (2 people, 25.00%)
- Cymbalta (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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