Will you have Tiredness with Lipitor - from FDA reports

Summary

Tiredness 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 Depression. 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 Tiredness 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 Tiredness?

Tiredness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 512,720 Tiredness 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, 19, 2019

202,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 11,331 people (5.61%) have Tiredness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Tiredness?

Time on Lipitor when people have Tiredness *:

  • < 1 month: 11.28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.86 %
  • 10+ years: 4.88 %

Gender of people who have Tiredness when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 55.14 %
  • male: 44.86 %

Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.18 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 2.61 %
  • 40-49: 9.5 %
  • 50-59: 21.57 %
  • 60+: 65.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 517 people, 4.56%
  2. Pain: 486 people, 4.29%
  3. Diabetes: 388 people, 3.42%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 378 people, 3.34%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 365 people, 3.22%
  6. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 347 people, 3.06%
  7. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 320 people, 2.82%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 318 people, 2.81%
  9. Stress And Anxiety: 307 people, 2.71%
  10. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 292 people, 2.58%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 1,461 people, 12.89%
  2. Lasix: 1,132 people, 9.99%
  3. Synthroid: 1,094 people, 9.65%
  4. Plavix: 1,085 people, 9.58%
  5. Prilosec: 880 people, 7.77%
  6. Norvasc: 829 people, 7.32%
  7. Nexium: 738 people, 6.51%
  8. Coumadin: 718 people, 6.34%
  9. Lisinopril: 658 people, 5.81%
  10. Toprol-Xl: 619 people, 5.46%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weakness: 3,274 people, 28.89%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2,089 people, 18.44%
  3. Breathing Difficulty: 1,793 people, 15.82%
  4. Dizziness: 1,781 people, 15.72%
  5. Pain: 1,631 people, 14.39%
  6. Diarrhea: 1,507 people, 13.30%
  7. Muscle Aches (muscle pain): 1,495 people, 13.19%
  8. Joint Pain: 1,476 people, 13.03%
  9. Headache (pain in head): 1,336 people, 11.79%
  10. Stress And Anxiety: 1,328 people, 11.72%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


Do you have Tiredness while taking Lipitor?

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

Severity of Tiredness *:
  • least: 3.82 %
  • moderate: 48.41 %
  • severe: 37.58 %
  • most severe: 10.19 %
How people recovered from Tiredness *:
  • while on drug: 6.06 %
  • after off the drug: 4.55 %
  • not yet: 89.39 %
Effectiveness of Lipitor when people have Tiredness *:
  • not at all: 1.59 %
  • somewhat: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 27.78 %
  • high: 41.27 %
  • very high: 12.7 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 0.79 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.59 %
  • Asian: 2.38 %
  • Hispanic: 3.97 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 1.59 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 89.68 %

* Approximation only.


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