Review: could Lipitor cause Tardive dyskinesia?
We study 129,727 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 168 have Tardive dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tardive dyskinesia 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.
Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) (latest reports from 95,300 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, bipolar disorder, depression, gastrointestinal disorder.
On Jul, 19, 2014: 129,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 168 people (0.13%) have Tardive Dyskinesia. They amount to 0.18% of all the 95,299 people who have Tardive Dyskinesia on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Tardive dyskinesia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tardive dyskinesia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Tardive dyskinesia when taking Lipitor * :
|Tardive dyskinesia||70.69%||29.31% |
Age of people who have Tardive dyskinesia when taking Lipitor * :
|Tardive dyskinesia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.64%||6.56%||28.69%||19.67%||43.44% |
Severity of Tardive dyskinesia when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Tardive dyskinesia||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Tardive dyskinesia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Tardive dyskinesia||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (44 people, 26.19%)
- Depression (35 people, 20.83%)
- Bipolar disorder (22 people, 13.10%)
- Schizophrenia (16 people, 9.52%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metoclopramide (83 people, 49.40%)
- Nexium (58 people, 34.52%)
- Seroquel (52 people, 30.95%)
- Aspirin (51 people, 30.36%)
- Prilosec (46 people, 27.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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