Will you have Hypertension with Lipitor - from FDA reports

Summary

Hypertension 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.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on atorvastatin calcium (the active ingredients of Lipitor) and Lipitor (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Hypertension are also considered in the study.

What is Lipitor?

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 208,540 users)

What is Hypertension?

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 640,893 Hypertension patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 16, 2019

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


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Hypertension?

Time on Lipitor when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 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 Hypertension when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 59.06 %
  • male: 40.94 %

Age of people who have Hypertension 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.

Do you have Hypertension while taking Lipitor?


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Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Hypertension with Lipitor

Severity of Hypertension *:
  • least: 6.38 %
  • moderate: 63.83 %
  • severe: 29.79 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %
How people recovered from Hypertension *:
  • while on drug: 3.12 %
  • after off the drug: 59.38 %
  • not yet: 37.5 %
Effectiveness of Lipitor when people have Hypertension *:
  • not at all: 2.33 %
  • somewhat: 20.93 %
  • moderate: 27.91 %
  • high: 37.21 %
  • very high: 11.63 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 1.96 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.96 %
  • Asian: 7.84 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 1.96 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 86.27 %

* Approximation only.


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