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Lipitor (Atorvastatin) - Muscle Spasms - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Muscle Spasms (287)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Lipitor (Atorvastatin) where reactions include muscle spasms. 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 55 year old female

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

Patient: 55 year old female

Reactions: Vitamin D Deficiency, Muscle Atrophy, Pain in Extremity, Myocardial Infarction, LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased, Muscle Rupture, Muscle Spasms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Crestor
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lipitor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lovaza
    Dosage: 4cap per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 2008-05-01

Pravachol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Trilipix
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Metformin HCL; Calcium; Lisinopril; Aspirin; Fenofibrate; Metoprolol; Plavix; Imdur



Possible Lipitor side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 56 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Myalgia, Pain, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-20
    End date: 2012-07-01



Possible Lipitor side effects in 55 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 55 year old male

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

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

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, daily dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2003-01-01
    End date: 2012-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Antara (Micronized)



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor



Possible Lipitor side effects in 75 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 75 year old male, weighing 79.4 kg (174.6 pounds)

Reactions: Diabetes Mellitus, Muscle Spasms

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

Lipitor
    Dosage: 80 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2007-02-27
    End date: 2012-07-01

Lipitor
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus

Other drugs received by patient: Exforge; Tamsulosin; Acetylsalicylic Acid; Flomox; Amaryl; Prilosec; Atenolol; Hydrochlorothiazide; Vitamin D



Possible Lipitor side effects in 77 year old male

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

Patient: 77 year old male, weighing 59.0 kg (129.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Chest Pain, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor

Other drugs received by patient: Coreg; Verapamil; Metformin



Possible Lipitor side effects in 81 year old male

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

Patient: 81 year old male, weighing 91.6 kg (201.5 pounds)

Reactions: Muscular Weakness, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atorvastatin Calcium
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Enalapril; Warfarin



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Fluid Imbalance, Pain in Extremity, Nausea, Diverticulitis, Drug Intolerance, Fatigue, Malaise, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Feeling Abnormal, Muscle Spasms, Hypersomnia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Corgard
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral

Corgard
    Dosage: 40 mg,daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Heart Rate Increased

Crestor
    Dosage: 10 mg, every other day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg,daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal

Simvastatin
    Dosage: 10 mg,daily
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Urticaria, Akinesia, Amnesia, Fall, Rash Pruritic, Loss of Consciousness, Shoulder Operation, Myalgia, Limb Operation, Arthralgia, Eye Disorder, DRY Eye, Muscle Spasms, Blood Glucose Increased, Aphonia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Start date: 2003-05-22
    End date: 2011-11-01

Mobic
    Dosage: 7.5 mg
    End date: 2011-11-01

Other drugs received by patient: Magnesium Aspartate; Lecithin; Papaya Pineapple Enzymes; Methenamine Hippurate; Citracal / Vitamin D; Biotin; Turmeric Powd; Chromium Picolinate; Biofreeze; Flax Seeds Powd; Vitamin B-12; Valerian; Hemp Hearts; Valerian Root; Kelp



Possible Lipitor side effects in 79 year old female

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

Patient: 79 year old female, weighing 61.7 kg (135.7 pounds)

Reactions: Myalgia, Arthralgia, Chest Pain, Muscle Spasms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Toprol-XL



Possible Lipitor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: male, weighing 63.0 kg (138.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Dose Omission, Muscle Atrophy, Flatulence, Lipids Increased, Abdominal Discomfort, Off Label Use, Myalgia, Fibromyalgia, Neck Pain, Balance Disorder, Abdominal Distension, Muscle Spasms, Decreased Appetite, Back Pain, Pain in Extremity, Rash, Hypoaesthesia, Exercise Tolerance Decreased, Arthralgia, Gait Disturbance, Asthenia, Neurological Symptom

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Crestor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Type IIA Hyperlipidaemia

Crestor
    Administration route: Oral

Lipitor
    Indication: Type IIA Hyperlipidaemia

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin



Possible Lipitor side effects in 71 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-14

Patient: 71 year old female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Renal Disorder, Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Cardiac Disorder, Muscle Spasms

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

Lipitor

Other drugs received by patient: Metformin HCL



Possible Lipitor side effects in 59 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: 59 year old female, weighing 104.0 kg (228.8 pounds)

Reactions: Nerve Compression, Muscle Spasms, Back Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor

Other drugs received by patient: Diovan; Atenolol; Cymbalta; Ativan



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 male

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

Patient: male

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

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

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: female

Reactions: Sleep Disorder, Drug Hypersensitivity, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2005-12-10
    End date: 2006-05-17

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia
    Start date: 2004-04-06
    End date: 2005-12-09

Other drugs received by patient: Vicodin; Zoloft; Flexeril; Lorazepam; Nexium; Prempro; Pravachol; Cymbalta



Possible Lipitor side effects in 69 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient: 69 year old female, weighing 61.2 kg (134.6 pounds)

Reactions: Limb Discomfort, Pain in Extremity, Arthralgia, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atorvastatin
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 2012-06-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2012-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Protonix



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

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

Patient: female, weighing 65.8 kg (144.8 pounds)

Reactions: Flushing, Feeling Hot, Erythema, Paraesthesia, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Crestor
    Dosage: every other day
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lipitor
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Niaspan
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamin; Fish OIL; Aspirin; Benicar; Norvasc; Cyanocobalamin; Crestor; Calcium +D; Amaryl



Possible Lipitor side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Hypersensitivity, Muscle Atrophy, Headache, Amnesia, Abdominal Discomfort, Brain Stem Stroke, Muscle Fatigue, Adverse Event, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Memory Impairment, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, qid

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal
    Start date: 1993-01-01

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal

Other drugs received by patient: Cyclocort; Persantine; Ubidecarenone; Spiriva; Benadryl; Mevacor; Lorazepam; Januvia; Metoprolol Tartrate; Glyburide; Zanaflex; Aspirin; Diovan HCT; Hydrochlorothiazide; Mirapex; Vitamin B Complex CAP; Flexeril; Atrovent; Garlic; Bumetanide; Loperamide HCL



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

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

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

Patient:

Reactions: Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Abasia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Anaemia Haemolytic Autoimmune, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk

Zocor
    Dosage: 1 df, qd

Other drugs received by patient: Omeprazole; Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium (+) Glucosamine Sulfate; Metoprolol Tartrate



Possible Lipitor side effects in 84 year old

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

Patient: 84 year old

Reactions: Tourette's Disorder, Fall, Spinal Column Injury, Muscle Spasms, Spinal Cord Disorder

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

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk



Possible Lipitor side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Autoimmune Disorder, Haemolytic Anaemia, Muscle Spasms, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

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

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Mevacor
    Dosage: unk, qd

Zocor
    Dosage: unk, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol Tartrate; Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium (+) Glucosamine Hydrochloride; Omeprazole



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: female

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: female

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Crestor
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased
    Start date: 2011-01-01



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: female, weighing 65.8 kg (144.7 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Drug Ineffective, Pain, Colon Injury, Aphasia, Urticaria, Fall, Rash Pruritic, Myalgia, Hypokinesia, Musculoskeletal Disorder, Muscle Spasms, Drug Hypersensitivity, Amnesia, Blood Glucose Decreased, Syncope, Neoplasm Malignant, Arthralgia, DRY Eye

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glimepiride
    Dosage: 4 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 1990-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal

Metformin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 500 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 1990-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Citracal + D; Iodine; Lecithin; Flax Seed / Herbal NOS / Psyllium; Vitamin B-12; Biotin; Chromium; Methenamine Hippurate; Magnesium Aspartate; Valerian Root



Possible Lipitor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-24

Patient: female, weighing 99.8 kg (219.5 pounds)

Reactions: Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor



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