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Lipitor

Side Effects

List Lipitor side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Lipitor:

Common side effects of Lipitor:

  • GasLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Lipitor:

  • Joint PainSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe

Rare side effects of Lipitor:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • AnginaSevere
  • Blood coming from AnusSevere
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Contact DermatitisSevere
  • Cystic Disease of the BreastSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineSevere
  • Enlarged BreastsSevere
  • EpididymitisSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Eye HemorrhageSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • GoutSevere
  • Hemorrhage from the GumsSevere
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • Increased Pressure in EyesSevere
  • Inflammation of the BladderSevere
  • Inflammation of the EsophagusSevere
  • Inflammation of the Large IntestineSevere
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
  • Kidney StoneSevere
  • Leg CrampsSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Low Blood SugarSevere
  • Muscle Damage Due to AuotimmunitySevere
  • Muscle PainSevere
  • Muscle ProblemsSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Rupture of a TendonSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Stiff NeckSevere
  • Stomach or Intestinal UlcerSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • ArthritisLess Severe
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodLess Severe
  • BronchitisLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry EyeLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feeling FaintLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Frequent UrinationLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the Sac Surrounding the Joint - BursitisLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Lazy EyeLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Swollen Lymph NodesLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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