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 129,909 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 132,813 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 23,259 Tardive dyskinesia patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 129,898 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 53-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Muscular Weakness, Thoughts - Cloudy, Appetite - Decreased
- A study of side effects of Viibryd for a 36-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity), Abnormal Weight Gain, Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements), Anxiety And Stress
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Atorvastatin Calcium, Omeprazole for a 69-year old man with Jet Lag, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Reflux Oesophagitis. The patient has Itching - Vaginal Area
- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Levothyroxine Sodium, Dilantin for a 66-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Finger Cramps, No Energy, Difficulty Breathing, Irritability, Sensitivity To The Cold
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Dyazide for a 69-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure.
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