Lipitor and Hyperthyroidism - from FDA reports


Summary

Hyperthyroidism is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Hyperthyroidism 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, 23, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 167 people (0.09%) have Hyperthyroidism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Hyperthyroidism?

Time on Lipitor when people have Hyperthyroidism *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Hyperthyroidism when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 64.02 %
  • male: 35.98 %

Age of people who have Hyperthyroidism when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.29 %
  • 40-49: 12.21 %
  • 50-59: 35.11 %
  • 60+: 50.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (17 people, 10.18%)
  • Osteoporosis (16 people, 9.58%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (14 people, 8.38%)
  • Osteopenia (12 people, 7.19%)
  • Diabetes (10 people, 5.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (33 people, 19.76%)
  • Aspirin (32 people, 19.16%)
  • Vioxx (23 people, 13.77%)
  • Plavix (18 people, 10.78%)
  • Lasix (18 people, 10.78%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (32 people, 19.16%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (26 people, 15.57%)
  • Hypothyroidism (23 people, 13.77%)
  • Pain In Extremity (22 people, 13.17%)
  • Heart Attack (21 people, 12.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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