Lipitor and Systemic lupus erythematosus - from FDA reports


Summary

Systemic lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Protonix, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Systemic lupus erythematosus with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 175,191 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 07, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 209 people (0.12%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Time on Lipitor when people have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus *:

  • < 1 month: 13.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.73 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 82.5 %
  • male: 17.5 %

Age of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 3.16 %
  • 30-39: 13.92 %
  • 40-49: 23.42 %
  • 50-59: 27.85 %
  • 60+: 31.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (38 people, 18.18%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 9.09%)
  • Lupus Nephritis (16 people, 7.66%)
  • Preventive Health Care (13 people, 6.22%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (11 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (28 people, 13.40%)
  • Synthroid (24 people, 11.48%)
  • Remicade (19 people, 9.09%)
  • Norvasc (19 people, 9.09%)
  • Lasix (19 people, 9.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (26 people, 12.44%)
  • Rashes (22 people, 10.53%)
  • Renal Impairment (19 people, 9.09%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (19 people, 9.09%)
  • Fever (18 people, 8.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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