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Review: could Lipitor cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?

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 1 - 2 years, also take medication Protonix, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 129,823 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

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,712 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of lipitor reports

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) (latest reports from 42,169 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 129,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 166 people (0.13%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Trend of Systemic lupus erythematosus in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Systemic lupus erythematosus8.70%17.39%13.04%34.78%4.35%21.74%0.00%

Gender of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Systemic lupus erythematosus82.53%17.47%

Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Systemic lupus erythematosus0.00%0.00%0.00%1.48%13.33%20.74%28.89%35.56%

Severity of Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Lipitor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Systemic lupus erythematosus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 10.24%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 9.64%)
  3. Renal transplant (10 people, 6.02%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 5.42%)
  5. Prophylaxis (7 people, 4.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (24 people, 14.46%)
  2. Aspirin (20 people, 12.05%)
  3. Norvasc (19 people, 11.45%)
  4. Synthroid (18 people, 10.84%)
  5. Atenolol (17 people, 10.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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