Zetia and Pain - from FDA reports

Pain is found among people who take Zetia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,261 people who have side effects when taking Zetia from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 18, 2018

34,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 1,612 people (4.71%) have Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Zetia when people have Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 28.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.56 %
  • 10+ years: 1.92 %

Gender of people who have Pain when taking Zetia *:

  • female: 66.8 %
  • male: 33.2 %

Age of people who have Pain when taking Zetia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.8 %
  • 30-39: 3.51 %
  • 40-49: 10.04 %
  • 50-59: 22.23 %
  • 60+: 63.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 152 people, 9.43%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 102 people, 6.33%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 88 people, 5.46%
  4. Depression: 85 people, 5.27%
  5. Coronary Artery Bypass: 82 people, 5.09%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lipitor: 379 people, 23.51%
  2. Aspirin: 322 people, 19.98%
  3. Plavix: 274 people, 17.00%
  4. Crestor: 239 people, 14.83%
  5. Lasix: 237 people, 14.70%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 436 people, 27.05%
  2. Injury: 361 people, 22.39%
  3. Weakness: 305 people, 18.92%
  4. Joint Pain: 286 people, 17.74%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 277 people, 17.18%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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