Review: could Lipitor cause Underactive thyroid?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 129,745 people who take Lipitor. Among them, 597 have Underactive thyroid. See who they are, when they have Underactive thyroid and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,452 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Lipitor include weakness, muscle aches, myalgia aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Underactive thyroid (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 125,601 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 123,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 562 people (0.45%) have Underactive Thyroid.
Time on Lipitor when people have Underactive thyroid * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Underactive thyroid||16.00%||20.00%||0.00%||20.00%||16.00%||26.00%||2.00% |
Gender of people who have Underactive thyroid when taking Lipitor * :
|Underactive thyroid||63.40%||36.60% |
Age of people who have Underactive thyroid when taking Lipitor * :
|Underactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.81%||2.65%||17.92%||20.37%||58.25% |
Severity of Underactive thyroid when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Underactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Underactive thyroid ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Underactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (111 people, 19.75%)
- Hypertension (86 people, 15.30%)
- Depression (51 people, 9.07%)
- Arthralgia (39 people, 6.94%)
- Blood cholesterol (38 people, 6.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (194 people, 34.52%)
- Synthroid (192 people, 34.16%)
- Lasix (114 people, 20.28%)
- Protonix (108 people, 19.22%)
- Zometa (107 people, 19.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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