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Livalo Side Effects

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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Livalo, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Livalo side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Livalo.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Livalo side effects are:
Pain (221 reports)
Joint Pain Muscle Pain (134 reports)
Weight Gain (87 reports)
Muscle Weakness (57 reports)
Headache Nand Back Pain (53 reports)
Sleepy (47 reports)
Constipation (34 reports)
Fatigue (26 reports)
Headache (26 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Livalo side effects . You can also compare Livalo side effects or view FDA reports.

Livalo Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Livalo reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Livalo on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Haemorrhage, Contusion, Impaired Healing
on Feb 07, 2013 Female from US , 75 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: haemorrhage, contusion, impaired healing. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Effient
  • Tribenzor
  • Effexor
  • Asa
  • Fish Oil
  • Tylenol Pm
  • Tylenol Arthritis
Patient was hospitalized.

Nausea, Incontinence, Decreased Appetite, Diarrhoea, Rhabdomyolysis, Urinary Retention, Bladder Dilatation, Weight Decreased, Dysuria
Patient was taking Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: nausea, incontinence, decreased appetite, diarrhoea, rhabdomyolysis, urinary retention, bladder dilatation, weight decreased, dysuria on Feb 11, 2013 from JP Additional patient health information: Female , 61 years of age, weighting 72.75 lb, was diagnosed with and. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Back Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Pain In Extremity, Chest Pain
Adverse event was reported on Jan 31, 2013 by a Male taking Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 79 years of age, weighting 222.7 lb, After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: back pain, musculoskeletal pain, pain in extremity, chest pain.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Omeprazole
  • Synthroid
  • Lisinopril
  • Furosemide
  • Klor-con
  • Allopurinol
  • Aspirin
  • Terazosin
Patient was hospitalized.

Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Stomatitis, Hepatic Steatosis
on Feb 19, 2013 Male from JP , 55 years of age, weighting 231.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: stevens-johnson syndrome, hepatic enzyme increased, stomatitis, hepatic steatosis. Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:


Back Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Pain In Extremity
on Feb 12, 2013 Male from US , 56 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo 2mg Kowa/ Lilly. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: back pain, musculoskeletal pain, pain in extremity. Livalo 2mg Kowa/ Lilly dosage: 2mg 1 Daily.

Dizziness, Impaired Driving Ability, Insomnia, Fatigue, Back Pain, Headache, Constipation, Abdominal Pain
Patient was taking Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: dizziness, impaired driving ability, insomnia, fatigue, back pain, headache, constipation, abdominal pain on Jan 16, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, . Livalo dosage: N/A.

Loss Of Consciousness, Asthenia, Pain, Muscle Spasms, Abdominal Distension, Consciousness Fluctuating, Memory Impairment, Visual Impairment, Musculoskeletal Disorder
Adverse event was reported on Jan 11, 2013 by a Female taking Livalo (Dosage: 1 T Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 70 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: loss of consciousness, asthenia, pain, muscle spasms, abdominal distension, consciousness fluctuating, memory impairment, visual impairment, musculoskeletal disorder.

Haemolytic Anaemia, Coombs Test Positive
on Feb 11, 2013 Female from JP , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: haemolytic anaemia, coombs test positive. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Myalgia, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
on Dec 04, 2012 Male from US , 66 years of age, weighting 182.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: myalgia, blood creatine phosphokinase increased. Livalo dosage: N/A.

Ammonia Increased, Renal Impairment, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Breath Odour
Patient was taking Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: ammonia increased, renal impairment, hepatic function abnormal, breath odour on Nov 21, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 68 years of age, . Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg dosage: N/A.

Urinary Retention, Helicobacter Infection
Adverse event was reported on Dec 05, 2012 by a Male taking Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: JP , 60 years of age, Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: urinary retention, helicobacter infection.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Myalgia
on Nov 09, 2012 Female from US , 58 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: myalgia. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Synthroid
  • Neurontin
  • Protonix
  • Atenolol
  • Culan
  • Skelaxin
  • Restoril
  • Elavil


Neuropathy Peripheral, Hypoaesthesia, Paraesthesia
on Oct 31, 2012 Female from US , 42 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: neuropathy peripheral, hypoaesthesia, paraesthesia. Livalo dosage: 2 Mg;1x;po. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Oral Discomfort, Paraesthesia Oral, Product Odour Abnormal, Product Taste Abnormal
Patient was taking Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: abdominal pain upper, vomiting, diarrhoea, oral discomfort, paraesthesia oral, product odour abnormal, product taste abnormal on Nov 05, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 68 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg dosage: 1/2 Tablet 1xdaily Orally.

Erythema, Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, Skin Infection, Hypoglycaemia, Jaundice, Skin Ulcer, Hyperammonaemia
Adverse event was reported on Jan 09, 2013 by a Male taking Livalo (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 87 years of age, After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: erythema, stevens-johnson syndrome, diabetes mellitus, skin infection, hypoglycaemia, jaundice, skin ulcer, hyperammonaemia.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Concor
  • Diltiazem
  • Harnalidge (tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
  • Humalin (insulin)
  • Orfarin (warfarin Sodium)
Patient was hospitalized.

Myalgia, Pain In Extremity
on Oct 17, 2012 Male from US , 61 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: myalgia, pain in extremity. Livalo dosage: 2 Mg Dailey.

Frequent Bowel Movements, Haematochezia, Muscle Spasms, Diarrhoea
on Nov 14, 2012 Male from US , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: frequent bowel movements, haematochezia, muscle spasms, diarrhoea. Livalo dosage: N/A.

Rash, Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, Nightmare, Partner Stress
Patient was taking Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: rash, insomnia, anxiety, depression, nightmare, partner stress on Oct 05, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 52 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Livalo dosage: N/A.

Rash Erythematous, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Pyrexia
Adverse event was reported on Sep 25, 2012 by a Female taking Livalo (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: JP , 71 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: rash erythematous, hepatic function abnormal, pyrexia.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Haemorrhage Subcutaneous
on Oct 15, 2012 Female from JP , 61 years of age, weighting 115.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: haemorrhage subcutaneous. Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets 2 Mg dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Liver Disorder, Oedema, Jaundice, Decreased Appetite, Vomiting
on Oct 25, 2012 Male from JP , 59 years of age, weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: liver disorder, oedema, jaundice, decreased appetite, vomiting. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Patyuna
  • Permiltin
  • Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil)
  • Seibule
  • Blopress
  • Anoprolin
  • Humalog
  • Lantus
Patient was hospitalized.

Tubulointerstitial Nephritis, Blood Creatinine Increased
Patient was taking Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: tubulointerstitial nephritis, blood creatinine increased on Aug 31, 2012 from JP Additional patient health information: Male , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Diovan
  • Prednisolone
  • Persantin-l
  • Omepral /00661201/
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Adverse event was reported on Oct 03, 2012 by a Male taking Livalo (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: JP , 75 years of age, weighting 138.9 lb, Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: blood creatine phosphokinase increased.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Valerin
  • Fosamac
  • Eldecalcitol
  • Bayaspirin
  • Predonine
  • Magnesium Oxide
  • Selbex
  • Ipd
Patient was hospitalized.

Rhabdomyolysis, Dizziness
on Sep 14, 2012 Male from JP , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: rhabdomyolysis, dizziness. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Tremor, Rhabdomyolysis, Blood Urea Increased, Blood Creatinine Increased
on Sep 25, 2012 Male from JP , 55 years of age, weighting 219.6 lb, was diagnosed with
  • dyslipidaemia
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: tremor, rhabdomyolysis, blood urea increased, blood creatinine increased. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Plavix
  • Nesina
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate
  • Aspirin
  • Exforge
  • Lansoprazole
Patient was hospitalized.

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