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Review: could Lipitor cause Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism)?

We study 129,802 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 597 have Underactive thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Underactive thyroid and more.

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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,700 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Underactive thyroid

Underactive thyroid (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 130,015 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, depression.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 129,768 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 597 people (0.46%) have Underactive Thyroid.

Trend of Underactive thyroid in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Underactive thyroid * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Underactive thyroid16.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%16.00%26.00%2.00%

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

FemaleMale
Underactive thyroid63.69%36.31%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Underactive thyroid0.00%0.00%0.00%0.78%2.52%17.44%20.74%58.53%

Severity of Underactive thyroid when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Underactive thyroid0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Underactive thyroid ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Underactive thyroid0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (118 people, 19.77%)
  2. Hypertension (91 people, 15.24%)
  3. Depression (53 people, 8.88%)
  4. Osteoporosis (46 people, 7.71%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (42 people, 7.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (203 people, 34.00%)
  2. Synthroid (197 people, 33.00%)
  3. Lasix (118 people, 19.77%)
  4. Protonix (112 people, 18.76%)
  5. Zometa (112 people, 18.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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