Lipitor Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Joint Pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Pain
  • Throat Irritation
  • Urinary Tract Infection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Muscle Or Bone Pain
  • Rash

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Giant Hives
  • Hepatitis
  • Immune-Mediated Necrotizing Myopathy
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Muscle Inflammation
  • Muscle Problems
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Neck Stiffness
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Rupture Of A Tendon
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Burping
  • Confused
  • Depression
  • Fever
  • Gas
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Low Energy
  • Nightmares
  • Nosebleed
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • White Blood Cells In Urine Not From Infection

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