Review: could Lipitor cause Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?
Summary: Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure.
We study 129,879 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,784 Lipitor users)
Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs
Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,394 Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 129,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 12 people (0.01%) have Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs.
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||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||44.44%||22.22%||22.22% |
Gender of people who have Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs when taking Lipitor * :
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||66.67%||33.33% |
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%||8.33%||0.00%||8.33%||25.00%||58.33% |
Severity of Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||8.33%||33.33%||41.67%||16.67% |
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%||28.57%||71.43% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood pressure (5 people, 41.67%)
- High blood cholesterol (4 people, 33.33%)
- Diabetes (3 people, 25.00%)
- Fluid retention (3 people, 25.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (5 people, 41.67%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 33.33%)
- Vitamin d (3 people, 25.00%)
- Lotrel (2 people, 16.67%)
- Furosemide (2 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
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- My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid dreams that carry over when she awakens, or if she wakes up and sees visions. I do not want to change her meds, if possible. This combination of Aricept, Namenda and Lexapro have allowed her to be sharper mentally than she has in a number of years. Except for the hallucinations, it's been nothing short of amazing. Please help. Thank you
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