Lipitor and Vitamin b12 drug interactions - from FDA reports

Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lipitor and Vitamin b12 together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,522 people who take Lipitor and Vitamin b12 from FDA, and is updated regularly.



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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on atorvastatin calcium and cobalamin (the active ingredients of Lipitor and Vitamin b12, respectively), and Lipitor and Vitamin b12 (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Lipitor?

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 208,540 users)

What is Vitamin b12?

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 52,249 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Feb, 19, 2019

2,522 people who take Lipitor, Vitamin b12 are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lipitor and Vitamin b12 drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  1. Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  2. Memory impairment
  3. Musculoskeletal stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)
  4. Swelling
  5. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  6. Contusion (a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries)
  7. Limb discomfort (discomfort in leg)
  8. Pain
  9. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  10. Pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Pyrexia (fever)
  3. Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
  4. Epididymitis (pain in the scrotum or testicle)
  5. Kidney transplant rejection
  6. Multiple fractures
  7. Neutrophil count increased (excess than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell)
  8. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal)
  9. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
  10. Procedural pain
6 - 12 months:
  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Glucose tolerance impaired (blood glucose is raised beyond normal levels, but not high enough to warrant a diabetes diagnosis)
  3. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Asthenia (weakness)
  6. Blood glucose increased
  7. Condition
  8. Depression
  9. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  10. Drug ineffective
1 - 2 years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Upper limb fracture
  3. Fall
  4. Wrist fracture
  5. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness)
  6. Chest pain
  7. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  8. Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  9. Weight decreased
  10. Asthenia (weakness)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Intervertebral disc compression (spinal disc compression)
  2. Loss of consciousness
  3. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  4. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  5. Nephropathy (damage to or disease of a kidney)
  6. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  7. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  8. Pyrexia (fever)
  9. Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
  10. Weight decreased
5 - 10 years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  3. Asthenia (weakness)
  4. Blood glucose increased
  5. Chronic kidney disease
  6. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  7. Fall
  8. Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  9. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  10. Tooth infection
10+ years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  3. Cognitive disorder (mental health disorders affects learning, memory, perception, and problem solving)
  4. Confusional state
  5. Depression
  6. Dizziness
  7. Enuresis (repeated inability to control urination)
  8. Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)
  9. Hostility
  10. Hypertensive heart disease
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Pain
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  6. Fall
  7. Drug ineffective
  8. Asthenia (weakness)
  9. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  10. Dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Dizziness
  3. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  4. Asthenia (weakness)
  5. Myalgia (muscle pain)
  6. Anxiety
  7. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  8. Decreased appetite
  9. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  10. Vomiting
male:
  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Back pain
  7. Death
  8. Decreased appetite
  9. Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  10. Pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:

n/a

10-19:
  1. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)
  2. Decreased appetite
  3. Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)
  4. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
  5. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  6. Hypophagia (reduced food intake)
  7. Mobility decreased (ability to move is reduced)
  8. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  9. Myalgia (muscle pain)
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
20-29:
  1. Back pain
  2. Schizoaffective disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought)
  3. Weight decreased
  4. Rash pruritic (redness with itching)
  5. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  6. Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
30-39:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  3. Depression
  4. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
  5. Gait disturbance
  6. Pneumonia
  7. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  8. Asthma
  9. Blood pressure fluctuation
  10. Intervertebral disc degeneration (spinal disc degeneration)
40-49:
  1. Depression
  2. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  3. Pain
  4. Condition
  5. Back pain
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  10. Fall
50-59:
  1. Anxiety
  2. Weight decreased
  3. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  4. Depression
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  7. Musculoskeletal stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)
  8. Pain in extremity
  9. Vomiting
  10. Pneumonia
60+:
  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Fall
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  6. Gait disturbance
  7. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  8. Rash
  9. Pneumonia
  10. Decreased appetite

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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