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 129,927 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 has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,834 Lipitor users)
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 23,260 Tardive dyskinesia patients)
On May, 3, 2015: 129,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 168 people (0.13%) have Tardive Dyskinesia.
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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