Cataflam and Lipitor drug interactions - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cataflam and Lipitor. Common interactions include cerebral ischaemia among females and nausea among males.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes what interactions people who take Cataflam and Lipitor have. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52 people who take Cataflam and Lipitor from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Sep, 29, 2022

52 people who take Cataflam and Lipitor together, and have interactions are studied.

What is Cataflam?

Cataflam has active ingredients of diclofenac potassium. It is often used in pain. eHealthMe is studying from 1,751 Cataflam users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Lipitor?

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 247,286 Lipitor users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of Cataflam and Lipitor reports submitted per year:

Cataflam and Lipitor drug interactions.

Common Cataflam and Lipitor drug interactions by gender *:


  1. Cerebral ischaemia
  2. Chest discomfort
  3. Hyperlipidaemia
  4. Infertility
  5. Mediastinitis
  6. Menstruation irregular
  7. Orthopnoea
  8. Pleural effusion
  9. Polycystic ovaries
  10. Pulmonary oedema


  1. Nausea
  2. Arterial occlusive disease
  3. Syncope
  4. Thermal burn
  5. Abdominal pain upper
  6. Acute myocardial infarction
  7. Angina unstable
  8. Arterial disorder
  9. Arteriosclerosis
  10. Asthenia

Common Cataflam and Lipitor drug interactions by age *:








  1. Bronchitis
  2. Cardiac failure congestive
  3. Cholecystitis
  4. Influenza like illness
  5. Insomnia
  6. Urinary tract infection
  7. Atrial fibrillation
  8. Cardiomyopathy
  9. Flank pain
  10. Intracardiac thrombus


  1. Anorexia
  2. Arthralgia
  3. Crying
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Drug addiction
  6. Drug withdrawal syndrome
  7. Flushing
  8. Major depressive disorder
  9. Myalgia
  10. Nausea


  1. Gastrointestinal disorder
  2. Hepatic steatosis
  3. Hypoaesthesia
  4. Hypoglycaemia
  5. Insomnia
  6. Limb injury
  7. Liver disorder
  8. Migraine
  9. Nausea
  10. Neck pain


  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Hyperparathyroidism secondary
  3. Nausea
  4. Nephrogenic anaemia
  5. Renal failure chronic
  6. Bronchitis
  7. Fatigue
  8. Arterial occlusive disease
  9. Cardiac failure congestive
  10. Hypotension


  1. Drug hypersensitivity
  2. Flushing
  3. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  4. Coma
  5. Constipation
  6. Decreased appetite
  7. Drug intolerance
  8. Dysgeusia
  9. Dysphagia
  10. Eructation

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Depression: 8 people, 15.38%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 7 people, 13.46%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 6 people, 11.54%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 5 people, 9.62%
  5. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 5 people, 9.62%
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 5 people, 9.62%
  7. Diabetes: 5 people, 9.62%
  8. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 5 people, 9.62%
  9. Migraine (headache): 4 people, 7.69%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 4 people, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on diclofenac potassium and atorvastatin calcium (the active ingredients of Cataflam and Lipitor, respectively), and Cataflam and Lipitor (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study. Patients in the study may take other drugs besides Cataflam and Lipitor.

Who is eHealthMe?

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