Review: Underactive thyroid in Lipitor
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 24, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism) by studying 123,445 people who take Lipitor. We analyze: the time on Lipitor when people have Underactive thyroid, gender and age of these people, the severity of Underactive thyroid, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lipitor. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood cholesterol decreased. 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) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, depression, osteopenia.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 123,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 562 people (0.46%) 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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