Who have Dizziness with Atorvastatin calcium - from FDA reports


Dizziness is found among people who take Atorvastatin calcium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 32,566 people who have side effects when taking Atorvastatin calcium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

32,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Atorvastatin calcium.
Among them, 1,252 people (3.84%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atorvastatin calcium cause Dizziness?

Time on Atorvastatin calcium when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.1 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.03 %
  • 10+ years: 2.02 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Atorvastatin calcium *:

  • female: 48.39 %
  • male: 51.61 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Atorvastatin calcium *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 0.5 %
  • 30-39: 2.31 %
  • 40-49: 5.92 %
  • 50-59: 17.55 %
  • 60+: 73.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Diabetes: 60 people, 4.79%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 45 people, 3.59%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 44 people, 3.51%
  4. Preventive Health Care: 43 people, 3.43%
  5. Cardiac Disorder: 42 people, 3.35%
  6. Depression: 36 people, 2.88%
  7. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 34 people, 2.72%
  8. Pain: 34 people, 2.72%
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 33 people, 2.64%
  10. Type 2 Diabetes: 32 people, 2.56%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 179 people, 14.30%
  2. Atenolol: 70 people, 5.59%
  3. Furosemide: 69 people, 5.51%
  4. Amlodipine: 67 people, 5.35%
  5. Plavix: 66 people, 5.27%
  6. Lipitor: 64 people, 5.11%
  7. Lisinopril: 63 people, 5.03%
  8. Omeprazole: 54 people, 4.31%
  9. Metformin: 53 people, 4.23%
  10. Ramipril: 51 people, 4.07%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 260 people, 20.77%
  2. Weakness: 244 people, 19.49%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 194 people, 15.50%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 186 people, 14.86%
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 150 people, 11.98%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 145 people, 11.58%
  7. Diarrhea: 144 people, 11.50%
  8. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 127 people, 10.14%
  9. Fall: 116 people, 9.27%
  10. Nausea And Vomiting: 108 people, 8.63%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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