Who have Inguinal hernia with Atorvastatin calcium - from FDA reports


Inguinal hernia is found among people who take Atorvastatin calcium, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma. 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 Jan, 26, 2019

32,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Atorvastatin calcium.
Among them, 43 people (0.13%) have Inguinal hernia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atorvastatin calcium cause Inguinal hernia?

Time on Atorvastatin calcium when people have Inguinal hernia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Inguinal hernia when taking Atorvastatin calcium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.23 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.9 %
  • 50-59: 12.9 %
  • 60+: 70.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 8 people, 18.60%
  2. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 5 people, 11.63%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 4 people, 9.30%
  4. Hair Loss: 3 people, 6.98%
  5. Diabetes: 3 people, 6.98%
  6. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 3 people, 6.98%
  7. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 3 people, 6.98%
  8. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 3 people, 6.98%
  9. Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus): 2 people, 4.65%
  10. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2 people, 4.65%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Revlimid: 7 people, 16.28%
  2. Lipitor: 5 people, 11.63%
  3. Plavix: 4 people, 9.30%
  4. Metoprolol Succinate: 4 people, 9.30%
  5. Synthroid: 3 people, 6.98%
  6. Prilosec: 3 people, 6.98%
  7. Cozaar: 3 people, 6.98%
  8. Metoclopramide: 3 people, 6.98%
  9. Proscar: 3 people, 6.98%
  10. Amlodipine Besylate: 3 people, 6.98%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 7 people, 16.28%
  2. Joint Injury: 5 people, 11.63%
  3. Weakness: 5 people, 11.63%
  4. Rashes (redness): 4 people, 9.30%
  5. Itching: 4 people, 9.30%
  6. Haemorrhage (bleeding): 4 people, 9.30%
  7. Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters): 4 people, 9.30%
  8. Abdominal Pain Upper: 4 people, 9.30%
  9. Pain In Extremity: 4 people, 9.30%
  10. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely): 3 people, 6.98%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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