Lipitor and Trigeminal neuralgia - from FDA reports


Summary

Trigeminal neuralgia 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 Zocor, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Trigeminal neuralgia with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 55 people (0.03%) have Trigeminal Neuralgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Trigeminal neuralgia?

Time on Lipitor when people have Trigeminal Neuralgia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Trigeminal Neuralgia when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 70.91 %
  • male: 29.09 %

Age of people who have Trigeminal Neuralgia when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.96 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.92 %
  • 50-59: 47.06 %
  • 60+: 47.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 36.36%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 14.55%)
  • Sinusitis (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Pain (5 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (21 people, 38.18%)
  • Neurontin (18 people, 32.73%)
  • Tegretol (12 people, 21.82%)
  • Synthroid (11 people, 20.00%)
  • Levaquin (8 people, 14.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (15 people, 27.27%)
  • Pain (11 people, 20.00%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Nausea (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Muscle Aches (10 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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