Weight gain is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 174,552 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,704 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 177,664 users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain patients).
On Sep, 20, 2016
174,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 3,704 people (2.12%) have Weight Gain
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** Reports from social media are used.
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76 year old female,excellent health until I had an episode with trip to emergency room for high blood pressure and high cholestrol. In the ER they sent me home with 325 mg aspirin a day and 40mg. Lipitor. Went to my doctor 2 weeks later he said stay on both meds. About 2 months into taking thes my legs were aching at night about 5 hours after taking the Lipitor at bed time. I called my doctor and he said add CoQ 10, until I saw him in 6 weeks. At the office visit I explained the leg aches and weakness again,he said ok I will switch you to 10 mg Crestor, but he called late that afternoon that my enzymes were elevated and he wanted me to have an ultra sound. I told him stopping the Lipitor I felt like a new person,no aches and legs regained strength. I am asking him to let me come back in a month for new blood tests and no ultra sound and more tests till we see if stopping Lipitor also reduces the elevated enzymes.
I am experiencing fatigue, muscle cramps, and muscle and joint pain. I have read that others have experienced the same as a result of taking these medications together. Anybody else have a similar experience?
Hi took Lipitor for 4 weeks and my partner lost his memory 12 months ago. It has improved but he has developed masked facies and still has memory problems and behaviour problems. Has anyone had this type of experience from Lipitor? thanks
76 year old female,excellent health until I had an episode with trip to emergency room for high blood pressure and high cholestrol. In the ER they sent me home with 325 mg aspirin a day and 40mg. Lipitor. Went to my doctor 2 weeks later he said stay on both meds. About 2 months into taking thes ...
I just found this site, I have been on Humira for about a yr and the last couple months after switching from Epi pen to injection I have put on 20lbs, I know it not the difference of pen vs inj. my doctor keeps say no this drug does not cause weight gain, well I'm convinced after reading .
Hi, I've had 2 injections for my migraines and my 3rd shot is coming up. have any of you gain weight? I'm miserable with the migraines but at the same time, I'm depressed with the weight gain. not a win win at all
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