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Common and Rare Side Effects for Lipitor oral - WebMD

10/18/2014
12:08 | Author: David Perry

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Common and Rare Side Effects for Lipitor oral - WebMD

Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Lipitor oral. Joint PainSevere; Reaction due to an AllergySevere; DiarrheaLess Severe.

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Atorvastatin (Lipitor) Side Effects Complications - The People39s

8/17/2014
02:24 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Atorvastatin (Lipitor) Side Effects Complications - The People39s

Lipitor may cause muscle pain and weakness in addition to memory Terry Graedon September 20, 2014 Drug Side Effects 182 Comments.

• Muscle pain or spasms (any where in the body, including legs, shoulders, back, arms or neck) • Arthritis • Blood sugar elevation • Memory problems, cognitive dysfunction, confusion, amnesia • Nerve pain, peripheral neuropathy, leg cramps • Digestive upset, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence • Headache • Insomnia • Urinary tract infections • Skin reactions, hives • Pancreatitis • Sexual problems, erectile dysfunction What we do not know is how common some of these side effects may be.

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Lipitor Statin Drug Used for High Cholesterol Could Cause Diabetes

6/16/2014
04:36 | Author: Lauren Ross

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Lipitor Statin Drug Used for High Cholesterol Could Cause Diabetes

However, some studies now connect the drug to serious side effects like type 2. 19 percent greater risk for muscle and joint problems compared with nonusers.

In one clinical trial called the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial (ASCOT), researchers investigated Lipitor’s ability to prevent heart disease in more than 10,000 at-risk patients. The drug was found to reduce the risk of fatal or non-fatal cardiac events by 36 percent when compared with patients taking a placebo.

Lipitor (sold generically as atorvastatin calcium) is Pfizer’s premier cholesterol-lowering drug. With cumulative sales exceeding $130 billion, Lipitor holds the coveted status of the world’s top-selling prescription drug of all time.

In April 2013, three plaintiffs filing Lipitor lawsuits petitioned the U.S.

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Lipitor and Joint Pain - Cholesterol

4/15/2014
06:28 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Lipitor and Joint Pain - Cholesterol

Joint pain is a side effect people may experience during treatment with Lipitor. In clinical studies of Lipitor, joint pain occurred most often in people taking 40 mg.

Lipitor. New York, NY: Pfizer, Inc.;2009 February.

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Lipitor Side Effects - Cholesterol

2/14/2014
08:00 | Author: David Perry

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Lipitor Side Effects - Cholesterol

Headaches, muscle pain, and joint pain are common side effects that have been reported with Lipitor. Side effects that are less common include lack of appetite.

Lipitor. New York, NY: Pfizer, Inc.;2009 February.

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