Lipitor and Sciatica - from FDA reports
Sciatica 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 Zometa, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Sciatica 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, 434 people (0.23%) have Sciatica
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Sciatica *:
- < 1 month: 12.96 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.07 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.81 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.96 %
- 10+ years: 1.85 %
Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Lipitor *:
- female: 65.37 %
- male: 34.63 %
Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Lipitor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.64 %
- 40-49: 13.78 %
- 50-59: 18.59 %
- 60+: 66.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (57 people, 13.13%)
- Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 6.45%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (26 people, 5.99%)
- Arthritis (23 people, 5.30%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (21 people, 4.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (96 people, 22.12%)
- Aspirin (85 people, 19.59%)
- Atenolol (71 people, 16.36%)
- Celebrex (70 people, 16.13%)
- Synthroid (63 people, 14.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Back Pain (154 people, 35.48%)
- Pain In Extremity (153 people, 35.25%)
- Pain (151 people, 34.79%)
- Stress And Anxiety (150 people, 34.56%)
- Joint Pain (144 people, 33.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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User reviews to the study
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