Lipitor and Fainting - from FDA reports


Summary

Fainting is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Fainting 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, 20, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 2,028 people (1.09%) have Fainting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Fainting?

Time on Lipitor when people have Fainting *:

  • < 1 month: 13.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.48 %
  • 10+ years: 10.45 %

Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 51.62 %
  • male: 48.38 %

Age of people who have Fainting when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 1.64 %
  • 30-39: 2.7 %
  • 40-49: 5.92 %
  • 50-59: 23.74 %
  • 60+: 65.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (108 people, 5.33%)
  • Pain (98 people, 4.83%)
  • Diabetes (91 people, 4.49%)
  • Depression (82 people, 4.04%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (75 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (403 people, 19.87%)
  • Lasix (287 people, 14.15%)
  • Plavix (275 people, 13.56%)
  • Coumadin (231 people, 11.39%)
  • Zometa (219 people, 10.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (534 people, 26.33%)
  • Fatigue (412 people, 20.32%)
  • Hypotension (401 people, 19.77%)
  • Fall (399 people, 19.67%)
  • Weakness (394 people, 19.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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