Review: could Lipitor cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?
We study 129,727 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 166 have Systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below who they are, when they have Systemic lupus erythematosus and more.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) (latest reports from 41,744 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 166 people (0.13%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. They amount to 0.40% of all the 41,732 people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Systemic lupus erythematosus||8.70%||17.39%||13.04%||34.78%||4.35%||21.74%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor * :
|Systemic lupus erythematosus||82.53%||17.47% |
Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor * :
|Systemic lupus erythematosus||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.48%||13.33%||20.74%||28.89%||35.56% |
Severity of Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor ** :
How people recovered from Systemic lupus erythematosus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 10.24%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 9.64%)
- Renal transplant (10 people, 6.02%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 5.42%)
- Prophylaxis (7 people, 4.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (24 people, 14.46%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 12.05%)
- Norvasc (19 people, 11.45%)
- Synthroid (18 people, 10.84%)
- Atenolol (17 people, 10.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Em on Jun, 23, 2014:
Stop taking it AND call your physician immediately.
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