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Lipitor (Atorvastatin) - Blood Cholesterol Increased - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Blood Cholesterol Increased (372)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Lipitor (Atorvastatin) where reactions include blood cholesterol increased. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor



Possible Lipitor side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Upper Limb Fracture, Pain, Diverticulitis, Muscle Tightness, Fall, Muscle Strain, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Tendonitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Excedrin (Migraine)
    Indication: Headache

Excedrin (Migraine)
    Dosage: as directed
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain

Excedrin (Migraine)

Excedrin (Migraine)
    Dosage: 2-3 df, prn
    Administration route: Oral

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Biaxin; Tofranil; Xanax



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: male

Reactions: Brain Neoplasm Malignant, Diabetes Mellitus, Lung Neoplasm Malignant, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Depression, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin-125
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Zoloft
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lipitor side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-08-22

Patient: 60 year old male

Reactions: Rhinitis Allergic, Diabetes Mellitus, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atenolol
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Pressure Abnormal

Lipitor
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2005-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Losartan Potassium; Losartan Potassium; Unknown Medication; Desagrege; Clopim



Possible Lipitor side effects in 48 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 48 year old male, weighing 93.0 kg (204.5 pounds)

Reactions: Malaise, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Back Injury, LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased, High Density Lipoprotein Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Accupril
    Dosage: 40 mg,daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Glipizide; Metformin; Hydrochlorothiazide



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: male

Reactions: Mastication Disorder, Blood Cholesterol Increased, JAW Disorder, Memory Impairment, Hypoaesthesia, Cerebrovascular Accident

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 1997-01-01

Lipitor
    Indication: Coronary Artery Disease

Vioxx
    Indication: Musculoskeletal Pain

Vioxx
    Indication: Neck Pain

Vioxx
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Back Pain

Other drugs received by patient: Lopressor; Nexium; Ativan



Possible Lipitor side effects in 45 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: 45 year old female, weighing 73.0 kg (160.6 pounds)

Reactions: Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor



Possible Lipitor side effects in 58 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: 58 year old male, weighing 95.2 kg (209.4 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Neuropathy Peripheral, Pain, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Sensory Loss, Hypoaesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Accupril
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Celebrex
    Dosage: 200 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis

Lipitor
    Dosage: 80 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Neurontin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 4x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Nerve Injury
    Start date: 2002-01-01

Neurontin
    Dosage: 800 mg, 4x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Hydrocodone



Possible Lipitor side effects in 48 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-17

Patient: 48 year old male, weighing 93.0 kg (204.5 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Triglycerides Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Back Injury, LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased, High Density Lipoprotein Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Accupril
    Dosage: 40 mg,daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Metformin; Glipizide



Possible Lipitor side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-16

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Upper Limb Fracture, Diverticulitis, Pain, Muscle Tightness, Fall, Muscle Strain, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Tendonitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets
    Dosage: ^as directed^, ^since it came out^
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain

Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets
    Dosage: 2-3 df, prn, ^since it came out^
    Administration route: Oral

Lipitor
    Dosage: 1 df
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Xanax; Tofranil; Biaxin



Possible Lipitor side effects in 76 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: 76 year old male, weighing 86.2 kg (189.6 pounds)

Reactions: Dysgeusia, Myalgia, Dyspepsia, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atorvastatin Calcium
    Dosage: 80 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-08-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia

Lipitor
    Dosage: 80 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Synthroid



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Aortic Stenosis, Headache, Faecaloma, Cardiac Disorder, Lymph Node Pain, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Cholangitis, Oedema Peripheral, Cough, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Muscle Spasms, Pneumonia, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Toxicity To Various Agents, Hepatic Steatosis, Thymus Disorder, Rhinitis Allergic, Synovial Rupture, Amylase Increased, Constipation, Abdominal Pain Upper, Fatigue, Chest Pain, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Vomiting, Cataract, Obstruction, Musculoskeletal Pain, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Hyperlipidaemia, Diaphragmatic Disorder, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fosamax
    Administration route: Oral

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, qpm
    Administration route: Oral

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, qpm
    Administration route: Oral

Ramipril
    Dosage: 5 mg, unk

Zocor
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Calcium (Unspecified); Prednisone TAB; Actonel; Multi-Vitamins; Cozaar; Doxazosin Mesylate; Vitamin E; Vitamin D; Nexium; Duact; Prilosec; Detrol; Procrit; Aspirin



Possible Lipitor side effects in 57 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: 57 year old female, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Nasopharyngitis, Drug Ineffective, Disorientation, Poor Quality Drug Administered, Somnolence, Irritability, Malaise, Anger, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Clumsiness, Depression, Cold Sweat, Feeling Abnormal, Influenza Like Illness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Pristiq
    Dosage: 50 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-01-27

Other drugs received by patient: Diovan



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: male

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Increased, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Accupril
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Norvasc
    Dosage: unk

Protonix
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lipitor side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: 49 year old female, weighing 100.0 kg (220.0 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Triglycerides Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Cerebrovascular Accident, Myocardial Infarction

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 80 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal
    Start date: 2006-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Nitrostat
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Isosorbide; Pravastatin; Zetia; Amitriptyline; Diazepam; Aspirin



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female, weighing 63.5 kg (139.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, Muscular Weakness, Myalgia, Hypotonia, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Gait Disturbance, Arthritis, Muscle Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 2x/day

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 1998-03-01
    End date: 2012-04-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    End date: 2012-06-06

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrochlorothiazide; Synthroid; Dyazide; Atenolol; Atenolol



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient:

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Increased, Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Myfortic; Prozac



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Indication: Arteriosclerosis

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 2012-04-27
    End date: 2012-07-05

Other drugs received by patient: Tramadol Hydrochloride; Lisinopril; Spiriva; Advair Diskus 100 / 50; Nexium; Duofilm; Pravastatin Sodium



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atorvastatin Calcium

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 30 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Singulair; Aspirin; Combivent; Phenytoin; Omega-3 Marine Triglycerides



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Drug Ineffective, Pain in Extremity, Paralysis, Myalgia, Hypokinesia, Adverse Event, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk unk, qd
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2007-01-01
    End date: 2007-01-01

RED Yeast
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Statin (Unspecified)

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Effexor XR; Prempro



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient: male

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Increased, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Accupril
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Norvasc
    Dosage: unk

Protonix
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Synovial Rupture, C-Reactive Protein, Abdominal Pain, Amylase Increased, Headache, Constipation, Cardiac Disorder, Abdominal Pain Upper, Lymph Node Pain, Fatigue, Cholangitis, Chest Pain, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Sinusitis, Muscle Spasms, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Vomiting, Pneumonia, Musculoskeletal Pain, Toxicity To Various Agents, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Hepatic Steatosis, Thymus Disorder, Rhinitis Allergic, Diaphragmatic Disorder, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, qpm

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, qpm

Nexium
    Dosage: unk, prn

Ramipril
    Dosage: unk, prn

Zocor
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk

Other drugs received by patient: Cozaar; Duact



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient: male

Reactions: Renal Disorder, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atorvastatin Calcium
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2012-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2005-05-20



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Heart Rate Decreased, Drug Ineffective, High Density Lipoprotein Abnormal, Blood Cholesterol Increased, LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased, Cerebrovascular Accident

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 80 mg, qd

Proair (Albuterol Sulfate)
    Dosage: 2-3 puffs, unk, qd

Zocor
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient:

Reactions: Vascular Insufficiency, Drug Intolerance, Muscular Weakness, Myalgia, Renal Impairment, Blood Cholesterol Increased, LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Lipitor
    Dosage: 80 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Glucovance



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: female, weighing 63.5 kg (139.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, Muscular Weakness, Myalgia, Hypotonia, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Gait Disturbance, Arthritis, Muscle Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-06-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 2x/day
    Start date: 1992-01-01
    End date: 2012-04-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Hydrochlorothiazide



Possible Lipitor side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-07-25

Patient: 66 year old female

Reactions: Off Label Use, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Visual Impairment, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol
    Start date: 2012-06-18

Xalatan
    Dosage: 3 ug (one drop in each eye), 2x/day
    Indication: Glaucoma
    Start date: 2008-07-18
    End date: 2009-01-01



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-23

Patient: female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, Hypotonia, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Muscular Weakness, Gait Disturbance, Arthritis, Muscle Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-23

Patient: male, weighing 120.2 kg (264.4 pounds)

Reactions: Enzyme Level Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor

Other drugs received by patient: Diovan; Amlodipine; Fluoxetine; Valium; Cozaar



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-20

Patient: female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Head Injury, Flatulence, Fall, Balance Disorder, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Memory Impairment, Brain Neoplasm, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucotrol XL
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Premarin
    Dosage: unk



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