Lipitor and Tardive dyskinesia - from FDA reports


Summary

Tardive dyskinesia 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 Metoclopramide, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 175,191 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA. Among them, 208 have Tardive dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tardive dyskinesia and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 181,290 users)

Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia (latest reports from 25,789 Tardive dyskinesia patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

175,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 208 people (0.12%) have Tardive Dyskinesia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Tardive dyskinesia?

Time on Lipitor when people have Tardive Dyskinesia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 70.65 %
  • male: 29.35 %

Age of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 7.81 %
  • 40-49: 25.78 %
  • 50-59: 18.75 %
  • 60+: 46.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (54 people, 25.96%)
  • Depression (34 people, 16.35%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (21 people, 10.10%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 8.65%)
  • Nausea (15 people, 7.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoclopramide (113 people, 54.33%)
  • Nexium (58 people, 27.88%)
  • Prilosec (51 people, 24.52%)
  • Seroquel (50 people, 24.04%)
  • Aspirin (49 people, 23.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (101 people, 48.56%)
  • Pain (64 people, 30.77%)
  • Dyskinesia (60 people, 28.85%)
  • Emotional Disorder (59 people, 28.37%)
  • Tremor (58 people, 27.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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