Lipitor Vs. Crestor for a male patient aged 72 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Lipitor, Crestor for a man aged 72. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jul, 28, 2018

39,752 males aged 72 (±5) who take Lipitor, Crestor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lipitor, Crestor for a male patient aged 72.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 72
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Ldl Test

Drugs in this study:

  • Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
  • Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 72 (±5):

Most common side effects:

Lipitor:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper
  4. Acute Kidney Failure
  5. Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)
Crestor:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Lipitor:
  1. Abasia (inability to walk)
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper
  4. Acute Hepatic Failure
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
Crestor:
  1. Abasia (inability to walk)
  2. Abdominal Discomfort
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure

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