Lipitor and Acne - from FDA reports
Acne is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Eczema. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 19, 2017
185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 189 people (0.1%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 25.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 41.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 49.74 %
- male: 50.26 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.13 %
- 20-29: 3.85 %
- 30-39: 17.95 %
- 40-49: 7.69 %
- 50-59: 23.08 %
- 60+: 42.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Eczema (15 people, 7.94%)
- Pain (11 people, 5.82%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 4.76%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (9 people, 4.76%)
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (9 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (30 people, 15.87%)
- Prevacid (25 people, 13.23%)
- Medrol (25 people, 13.23%)
- Prilosec (24 people, 12.70%)
- Nexium (23 people, 12.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (55 people, 29.10%)
- Fatigue (54 people, 28.57%)
- Itching (46 people, 24.34%)
- Joint Pain (40 people, 21.16%)
- Weakness (35 people, 18.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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