Lipitor Safety Information and Side Effects

Lipitor Safety Information


Myalgia ( 2386 reports)    ➢ More

Myalgia, Memory Impairment

This case suggests a potential Lipitor Myalgia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): hypercholesterolaemia and used Lipitor (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Soon after starting Lipitor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Myalgia
  • Memory Impairment
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Lipitor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Myalgia, may still occur.

Pain In Extremity ( 1254 reports)    ➢ More

Pain In Extremity, Muscular Weakness

Adverse event was reported on Mar 10, 2014 by a Female taking Lipitor (Dosage: 20 Mg, Daily) . Location: US , 74 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lipitor side effects: pain in extremity, muscular weakness.

Muscle Spasms ( 1098 reports)    ➢ More

Muscle Spasms

This Muscle Spasms problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 48-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Lipitor (dosage: Unk). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Ramipril (Unk)
  • Carvedilol (Unk)
  • When commencing Lipitor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Muscle Spasms
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Muscle Spasms, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Arthralgia ( 1016 reports)    ➢ More

    Wheelchair User, Arthralgia, Myalgia, Pain, Headache, Memory Impairment

    A case of a 65-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Lipitor (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Crestor (Unk)
  • Plavix (Unk)
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Wheelchair User
    • Arthralgia
    • Myalgia
    • Pain
    • Headache
    • Memory Impairment
    This opens a possibility that Lipitor could cause Arthralgia and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Muscular Weakness ( 986 reports)    ➢ More

    Pain In Extremity, Muscular Weakness

    on Mar 10, 2014 a Female from US , 74 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was treated with Lipitor. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lipitor side effects: pain in extremity, muscular weakness. Lipitor dosage: 20 Mg, Daily.

    Common Lipitor Side Effects

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    Myalgia (2386)
    Pain In Extremity (1254)
    Muscle Spasms (1098)
    Arthralgia (1016)
    Muscular Weakness (986)
    Asthenia (963)
    Blood Cholesterol Increased (920)
    Fatigue (836)
    Pain (748)
    Myocardial Infarction (708)
    Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (644)
    Gait Disturbance (592)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (513)
    Amnesia (504)
    Dizziness (484)
    Malaise (478)
    Back Pain (476)
    Death (476)
    Rhabdomyolysis (470)
    Headache (449)
    Fall (448)
    Hypertension (434)
    Insomnia (413)
    Dyspnoea (406)
    Nausea (387)
    Abasia (372)
    Weight Decreased (341)
    Depression (340)
    Diabetes Mellitus (337)
    Diarrhoea (330)
    Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (328)
    Hypoaesthesia (327)
    Feeling Abnormal (327)
    Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (323)
    Chest Pain (323)
    Arthritis (296)
    Blood Triglycerides Increased (286)
    Abdominal Pain Upper (273)
    Cardiac Disorder (272)
    Oedema Peripheral (271)
    Rash (265)
    Constipation (262)
    Liver Disorder (261)
    Memory Impairment (254)
    Pruritus (253)
    Muscle Atrophy (246)
    Muscle Disorder (240)
    Neuropathy Peripheral (237)
    Paraesthesia (231)
    Balance Disorder (228)

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