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Review: could Lipitor cause Tardive dyskinesia?

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 129,879 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

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,784 Lipitor users)

Tardive dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, bipolar disorder, depression, gastrointestinal disorder. (latest reports from 23,256 Tardive dyskinesia patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 129,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 168 people (0.13%) have Tardive Dyskinesia.

Trend of Tardive dyskinesia in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Tardive dyskinesia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tardive dyskinesia0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Tardive dyskinesia70.69%29.31%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tardive dyskinesia0.00%0.00%0.00%1.64%6.56%28.69%19.67%43.44%

Severity of Tardive dyskinesia when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tardive dyskinesia0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Tardive dyskinesia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tardive dyskinesia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (44 people, 26.19%)
  2. Depression (35 people, 20.83%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (22 people, 13.10%)
  4. Schizophrenia (16 people, 9.52%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoclopramide (83 people, 49.40%)
  2. Nexium (58 people, 34.52%)
  3. Seroquel (52 people, 30.95%)
  4. Aspirin (51 people, 30.36%)
  5. Prilosec (46 people, 27.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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