Lipitor and Underactive thyroid - from FDA reports


Summary

Underactive thyroid is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Underactive thyroid 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 Apr, 27, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 764 people (0.42%) have Underactive Thyroid


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Underactive thyroid?

Time on Lipitor when people have Underactive Thyroid *:

  • < 1 month: 16.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.31 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.08 %
  • 10+ years: 3.08 %

Gender of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 66.4 %
  • male: 33.6 %

Age of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 3.14 %
  • 40-49: 15.84 %
  • 50-59: 23.43 %
  • 60+: 56.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (214 people, 28.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (119 people, 15.58%)
  • Osteoporosis (63 people, 8.25%)
  • Depression (61 people, 7.98%)
  • Joint Pain (41 people, 5.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (224 people, 29.32%)
  • Aspirin (168 people, 21.99%)
  • Lasix (131 people, 17.15%)
  • Zometa (124 people, 16.23%)
  • Protonix (103 people, 13.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (207 people, 27.09%)
  • Pain (192 people, 25.13%)
  • Fatigue (174 people, 22.77%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (173 people, 22.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (168 people, 21.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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