Lipitor and Supraventricular tachycardia - from FDA reports


Supraventricular tachycardia is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Supraventricular tachycardia 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.



On Jul, 12, 2018

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 236 people (0.13%) have Supraventricular tachycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Supraventricular tachycardia?

Time on Lipitor when people have Supraventricular tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 60 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Supraventricular tachycardia when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 57.21 %
  • male: 42.79 %

Age of people who have Supraventricular tachycardia when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.91 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 3.35 %
  • 40-49: 8.13 %
  • 50-59: 19.62 %
  • 60+: 61.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 15 people, 6.36%
  2. Pain: 13 people, 5.51%
  3. Diabetes: 13 people, 5.51%
  4. Asthma: 10 people, 4.24%
  5. Preventive Health Care: 9 people, 3.81%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 73 people, 30.93%
  2. Lisinopril: 46 people, 19.49%
  3. Lasix: 44 people, 18.64%
  4. Digoxin: 43 people, 18.22%
  5. Coreg: 38 people, 16.10%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Chest Pain: 85 people, 36.02%
  2. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 78 people, 33.05%
  3. Cardiac Failure Congestive: 74 people, 31.36%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 63 people, 26.69%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 62 people, 26.27%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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