Who have Blood pressure - high with Lipitor - from FDA reports


Blood pressure - high is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 202,052 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 11, 2019

202,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 8,364 people (4.14%) have Blood pressure - high


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Blood pressure - high?

Time on Lipitor when people have Blood pressure - high *:

  • < 1 month: 14.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.47 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.98 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.45 %
  • 10+ years: 7.32 %

Gender of people who have Blood pressure - high when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 59.06 %
  • male: 40.94 %

Age of people who have Blood pressure - high when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 1.04 %
  • 30-39: 2.74 %
  • 40-49: 9.93 %
  • 50-59: 24.64 %
  • 60+: 61.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 435 people, 5.20%
  2. Depression: 426 people, 5.09%
  3. Diabetes: 421 people, 5.03%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 385 people, 4.60%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 368 people, 4.40%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 329 people, 3.93%
  7. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 304 people, 3.63%
  8. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 276 people, 3.30%
  9. Stress And Anxiety: 209 people, 2.50%
  10. Type 2 Diabetes: 203 people, 2.43%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 1,205 people, 14.41%
  2. Vioxx: 1,057 people, 12.64%
  3. Plavix: 967 people, 11.56%
  4. Lasix: 846 people, 10.11%
  5. Norvasc: 799 people, 9.55%
  6. Synthroid: 736 people, 8.80%
  7. Nexium: 705 people, 8.43%
  8. Lisinopril: 674 people, 8.06%
  9. Prilosec: 669 people, 8.00%
  10. Toprol-Xl: 557 people, 6.66%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Chest Pain: 1,294 people, 15.47%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,263 people, 15.10%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 1,239 people, 14.81%
  4. Breathing Difficulty: 1,233 people, 14.74%
  5. Dizziness: 1,185 people, 14.17%
  6. Pain: 1,162 people, 13.89%
  7. Headache (pain in head): 1,082 people, 12.94%
  8. Weakness: 1,079 people, 12.90%
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1,049 people, 12.54%
  10. Back Pain: 921 people, 11.01%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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