Lipitor and Wax blockage - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
Wax blockage is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lipitor and have Wax blockage. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,728 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
239,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 150 people (0.06%) have Wax blockage.
What is Lipitor?
Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 247,286 Lipitor users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Wax blockage?
Wax blockage is found to be associated with 1,186 drugs and 877 conditions by eHealthMe.
Number of Lipitor and Wax blockage reports submitted per year:
Time on Lipitor when people have Wax blockage *:
Gender of people who have Wax blockage when taking Lipitor*:
Age of people who have Wax blockage when taking Lipitor *:
Common drugs people take besides Lipitor *:
Common side effects people have besides Wax blockage *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Lipitor and have Wax blockage?Check whether Wax blockage is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Proti? D, Balti? S, Stupar N, Pavlov-Dolijanovi? S, Mugo?a S, Todorovi? Z, "A case of myositis with immunological background associated with statin use", Open Medicine, 2014 Oct .
- Goldie MP, "Atorvastatin: a new treatment for periodontal disease?", , 2012 Jan .
How severe was Wax blockage and when was it recovered:
Expand to all the drugs that have ingredients of atorvastatin calcium:
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of Lipitor:
- Lipitor (247,286 reports)
Common Lipitor side effects:
Browse all side effects of Lipitor:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Wax blockage treatments and more:
- Wax blockage (1,906 reports)
COVID vaccines that are related to Wax blockage:
- Wax blockage in Moderna COVID Vaccine
- Wax blockage in Pfizer BioNTech Covid Vaccine
- Wax blockage in Johnson and Johnson Covid Vaccine
Common drugs associated with Wax blockage:
All the drugs that are associated with Wax blockage:
- Wax blockage (1,186 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Wax blockage:
All the conditions that are associated with Wax blockage:
- Wax blockage (877 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It 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. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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