Lipitor and Systemic lupus erythematosus - from FDA reports
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.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
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:
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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor?
- Check symptoms - is systemic lupus erythematosus caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- More tools...
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,324 users)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 23,274 Systemic lupus erythematosus patients).
Browse all side effects of Lipitora b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with Systemic lupus erythematosusSystemic lupus erythematosus
Could your condition cause Systemic lupus erythematosusSystemic lupus erythematosus
Can you answer these questions?
Hi, I'm new. My mother uses propanolol hydrochloride and has just been diagnosed with lupus. I now understand that this drug can cause lupus or lupus-like disease, but can only occasional use of this drug cause lupus? She says she only uses it a couple of times a week at most.
10 years ago I had two stents put in. Was initially put on statin and Plavix. Did not handle statin well so quit it and got more serious with diet. Hung in there with Plavix for 6 months but didn't it. Was told I could go off of it. No problems and lipids were reducing each year to near ...
I am 27 year old male. I have SLE. I get a lot of discomfort and pain in my chest and upper back. It migrates throughout the day and changes in quality. It can be overwhelming. Sometimes I have a hard time breathing, sometimes my heart races. Sometimes my face gets hot and sweaty. I thought it ...
You may be interested in these reviews
It was a complete shock to me to find out the list of things that have taken place in my life such as scoliosis. It seems like the list is starting to grow, but my question is will it even come to a complete end.
I have lupus and am 52 and have had fibrocysytic breast disease for some time. I recently saw a spot on my breast and under it a pretty big lump. The redness went away but lump is still there. Anyone else experience this?
63 year old male, 6'-0", 215 lbs, former smoker, non drinker been taking Sildenafil for about a year, greatest discovery ever. diagnosed recently with Vent(ricular) Trachycardia. Take 20 to 30 mg, only when anticipating sex. Will feel a bit "flushed" and heart races some as is the case with ...