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Headache, Visual Impairment, Impaired Driving Ability, Product Substitution Issue, Blood Pressure Increased (8172840-7)
on Feb 08, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 69 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: headache, visual impairment, impaired driving ability, product substitution issue, blood pressure increased. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Losartan Potassium (100 Mg;qd;po)


Flushing, Chills, Ear Discomfort, Constipation, Asthenia, Confusional State (8168557-5)
Patient was taking Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: flushing, chills, ear discomfort, constipation, asthenia, confusional state on Feb 27, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 62 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood cholesterol increased
and. Livalo dosage: 1.0 Mg.

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Enterocolitis Infectious, Vomiting (8167320-9)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 24, 2012 by a Female taking Livalo (Dosage: 2 Mg Once Daily) was diagnosed with
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • headache
and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 170.0 lb, After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: nausea, diarrhoea, enterocolitis infectious, vomiting.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ibuprofen (advil) (Once Daily)
  • Fenofibrate (200 Mg Once Daily)


Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Condition Aggravated, Visual Impairment, Neoplasm Progression, Brain Oedema (8163359-8)
on Feb 15, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 40 years of age, weighting 172.0 lb, was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: anaplastic astrocytoma, condition aggravated, visual impairment, neoplasm progression, brain oedema. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Allopurinol
  • Amlodipine
  • Phenytoin Sodium Cap
  • Temodal (75 Mg/m2;qd;po 150 Mg/m2;qd;po)
  • Temodal (75 Mg/m2;qd;po 150 Mg/m2;qd;po)
  • Temodal (75 Mg/m2;qd;po 150 Mg/m2;qd;po)
  • Temodal (75 Mg/m2;qd;po 150 Mg/m2;qd;po)
  • Temodal (75 Mg/m2;qd;po 150 Mg/m2;qd;po)



Pain, Rhabdomyolysis (8152058-4)
on Feb 01, 2012 Female from JAPAN , 57 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • dyslipidaemia
and was treated with Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: pain, rhabdomyolysis. Livalo dosage: 1 Mg;1x;po.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Infree
Patient was hospitalized.

Ovarian Cancer, Metastases To Lung (8140978-6)
Patient was taking Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: ovarian cancer, metastases to lung on Feb 01, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 52 years of age, weighting 125.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hepatic steatosis
and. Livalo dosage: 1 Mg, 1x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Juvela Nicotinate (200 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Rheumatrex (6 Mg, Weekly)
  • Enbrel (25 Mg, 2x/week)
  • Infree (200 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Gasmotin (5 Mg, 3x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Urinary Tract Infection, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Nephropathy (8135710-6)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 03, 2012 by a Male taking Livalo (Dosage: N/A) . Location: JAPAN , 67 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: urinary tract infection, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, nephropathy.
Associated medications used:
  • Aricept
  • Amlodipine (Form: Orodispersible Cr Tablet)
  • Madopar
  • Urinorm
  • Telmisartan And Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Plavix
  • Difluprednate (Route : External Use)
  • Plavix
Patient was hospitalized.

Nausea, Irritability, Muscular Weakness, Pain In Extremity, Fatigue, Peripheral Coldness, Stress, Agitation (8126413-2)
on Feb 02, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 160.9 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • pain in extremity
  • blood pressure abnormal
and was treated with Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: nausea, irritability, muscular weakness, pain in extremity, fatigue, peripheral coldness, stress, agitation. Livalo dosage: 1 Mg, Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Acetaminophen (Unk)
  • Lisinopril (5 Mg, Daily)
  • Chantix (0.5 Mg, Daily)
  • Chantix (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Chantix (1 Mg, 2x/day)


Back Pain, Middle Insomnia, Arthralgia (8120001-X)
on Feb 06, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 128.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood cholesterol increased
and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: back pain, middle insomnia, arthralgia. Livalo dosage: 1 Tablet Every Night.

Pyrexia, Leukopenia, Erythema, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased (8117812-3)
Patient was taking Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: pyrexia, leukopenia, erythema, neutrophil count decreased, platelet count decreased on Jan 28, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 55 years of age, . Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Selbex
  • Losartan Potassium
  • Xyzal
  • Ketobun
  • Telavic (telaprevir)
  • Rebetol
  • Januvia
  • Amoban
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Liver Function Test Abnormal (8102490-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 12, 2012 by a Male taking Livalo (Dosage: 2 Mg; Po) . Location: UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: blood creatine phosphokinase increased, liver function test abnormal.

Sepsis, Oral Candidiasis, Granulocytopenia (8096355-X)
on Jan 17, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • dyslipidaemia
and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: sepsis, oral candidiasis, granulocytopenia. Livalo dosage: (2 Mg).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Takepron Od Tablets 15 (lansprazole) (15 Mg (15 Mg, 1 In 1 D))
  • Warfarin Sodium ((3 Mg))
  • Plavix ((75 Mg))
  • Celoop (teprenone) ((50 Mg))
  • Enalapril Maleate ((5 Mg))
  • Enalapril Maleate ((5 Mg))
  • Magnesium Oxide ((2 Gm))
  • Carvedilol ((2.5 Mg))
Patient was hospitalized.

Loss Of Consciousness, Alcohol Use, Fall (8094561-1)
on Jan 11, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 45 years of age, weighting 174.4 lb, was treated with Livalo (itavastatin Calcium) (itavastatin Calcium). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: loss of consciousness, alcohol use, fall. Livalo (itavastatin Calcium) (itavastatin Calcium) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil (20 Mg (20 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Per Oral)


Faecal Incontinence, Eye Discharge, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Confusional State, Bradykinesia, Aggression, Tremor, Encephalopathy, Convulsion (8090816-5)
Patient was taking Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: faecal incontinence, eye discharge, depressed level of consciousness, confusional state, bradykinesia, aggression, tremor, encephalopathy, convulsion on Jan 13, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 75 years of age, weighting 105.8 lb, . Livalo dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tarceva (100 Mg, Uid/qd, Oral)
  • Diovan
  • Pydoxal (pyridoxal Phosphate) Tablet
  • Magmitt (magnesium Oxide) Tablet
  • Hibon (riboflavin Tetrabutyrate) Tablet
  • Coversyl (perindopril) Tablet
  • Urso 250
Patient was hospitalized.

Malaise, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Face Oedema (8078674-6)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 12, 2012 by a Female taking Livalo (Dosage: 1 Mg;1x:po 1 Mg;1x;po) was diagnosed with
  • hypercholesterolaemia
and. Location: JAPAN , 58 years of age, After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: malaise, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, face oedema. Patient was hospitalized.

Neutropenia (8066046-X)
on Jan 17, 2012 Female from JAPAN , 79 years of age, weighting 94.14 lb, was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: neutropenia. Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Epadel
  • Kerlone
  • Humalog
  • Radicut
  • Aspirin
  • Alendronate Sodium
  • Gramalil
  • Zolpidem
Patient was hospitalized.

Back Pain, Pain In Extremity, Headache, Discomfort (8062937-4)
on Jan 23, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 49 years of age, weighting 220.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood cholesterol increased
and was treated with Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: back pain, pain in extremity, headache, discomfort. Livalo dosage: 2mg.

Atrial Fibrillation (8062204-9)
Patient was taking Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: atrial fibrillation on Jan 12, 2012 from GERMANY Additional patient health information: Male , 55 years of age, . Livalo dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metformin Hcl
  • Dabigatran Etexilate (4 Caps/day)
  • Lanirapid
  • Pilsicainide Hcl
  • Torsemide
  • Ethyl Icosapentate
  • Allopurinol


Rhabdomyolysis (8058051-4)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 05, 2012 by a Female taking Livalo (Dosage: 1 Mg;1x;po) was diagnosed with
  • dyslipidaemia
and. Location: JAPAN , 57 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: rhabdomyolysis.
Associated medications used:
  • Infree
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation (8048361-9)
on Jan 11, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 162.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood cholesterol increased
and was treated with Livalo. Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: agitation. Livalo dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Chantix (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)


Peripheral Coldness, Oedema Peripheral, Joint Swelling, Chills, Gait Disturbance, Back Pain, Muscular Weakness, Pyrexia, Myalgia (8044540-5)
on Jan 11, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 68 years of age, weighting 192.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood cholesterol abnormal
and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: peripheral coldness, oedema peripheral, joint swelling, chills, gait disturbance, back pain, muscular weakness, pyrexia, myalgia. Livalo dosage: 1 Tablet Daily.

Bladder Cancer (8037466-4)
Patient was taking Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: bladder cancer on Dec 21, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 69 years of age, . Livalo dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Plavix
  • Actos (15 Mg (15 Mg, 1 In 1 D) Oral)
  • Glactive (sitagliptin Phosphate)
  • Losartan Potassium
Patient was hospitalized.

Oedema Peripheral, Rhabdomyolysis (8020917-9)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 12, 2011 by a Female taking Livalo (Dosage: 1 Mg; 1x; Po) was diagnosed with
  • dyslipidaemia
and. Location: JAPAN , 57 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, Patient felt the following Livalo side effects: oedema peripheral, rhabdomyolysis.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Infree
Patient was hospitalized.

Feeling Abnormal, Rhabdomyolysis (8020913-1)
on Dec 13, 2011 Male from JAPAN , 48 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • myocardial infarction
and was treated with Livalo. After Livalo was administered, patient encountered several Livalo side effects: feeling abnormal, rhabdomyolysis. Livalo dosage: 1 Mg; 1x; Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Plavix (75 Mg; 1x; Po)
  • Sigmart
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate
  • Aspirin
  • Lansoprazole
  • Irbesartan
Patient was hospitalized.

Circulatory Collapse, Bradycardia, Hyperkalaemia (8007396-2)
on Dec 21, 2011 Female from JAPAN , 92 years of age, weighting 76.94 lb, was diagnosed with
  • lipids abnormal
and was treated with Livalo. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Livalo side effects: circulatory collapse, bradycardia, hyperkalaemia. Livalo dosage: 1 Df, 1x/day.
Associated medications used:
  • Loxonin
  • Norvasc (5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Acemail (1 Df, 1x/day)
  • Nizatidine (1 Df, 2x/day)
  • Eplerenone (50 Mg/day)
  • Vitamedin Capsule (1 Df, 1x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

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Reported deaths: 11

Reported hospitalizations: 143

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