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Review: could Lipitor cause Trigeminal neuralgia?

We study 129,768 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Trigeminal neuralgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Trigeminal neuralgia and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,657 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (a painful condition of the nerve responsible for most facial sensation) (latest reports from 11,498 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 129,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 46 people (0.04%) have Trigeminal Neuralgia. They amount to 0.39% of all the 11,713 people who have Trigeminal Neuralgia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Trigeminal neuralgia in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Trigeminal neuralgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Trigeminal neuralgia0.00%22.22%22.22%0.00%33.33%22.22%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Trigeminal neuralgia68.09%31.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Trigeminal neuralgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.44%42.22%53.33%

Severity of Trigeminal neuralgia when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Trigeminal neuralgia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Trigeminal neuralgia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Trigeminal neuralgia0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 36.96%)
  2. Trigeminal neuralgia (7 people, 15.22%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (6 people, 13.04%)
  4. Sinusitis (6 people, 13.04%)
  5. Osteopenia (5 people, 10.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zocor (20 people, 43.48%)
  2. Neurontin (17 people, 36.96%)
  3. Tegretol (9 people, 19.57%)
  4. Synthroid (8 people, 17.39%)
  5. Aspirin (8 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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