Some science behind the scenes

Statin deaths

 Lipitor family

  • On Aug, 8, 2015: 129,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 3,404 people (2.62%) have Death
  • On Aug, 23, 2015: 17,547 people reported to have side effects when taking Atorvastatin calcium. Among them, 251 people (1.43%) have Death

Fluvastatin family

  • On Aug, 27, 2015: 617 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluvastatin. Among them, 12 people (1.94%) have Death
  • On Aug, 29, 2015: 850 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluvastatin sodium. Among them, 20 people (2.35%) have Death
  • On Aug, 27, 2015: 5,804 people reported to have side effects when taking Lescol. Among them, 104 people (1.79%) have Death
  • On Aug, 21, 2015: 977 people reported to have side effects when taking Lescol xl. Among them, 32 people (3.28%) have Death

Lovastatin family

  • On Aug, 23, 2015: 11,632 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin. Among them, 215 people (1.85%) have Death
  • On Aug, 27, 2015: 3,639 people reported to have side effects when taking Mevacor. Among them, 44 people (1.21%) have Death

Pravastatin family

  • Pravastatin - On Aug, 2, 2015: 8,522 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 83 people (0.97%) have Death
  • Pravachol - On Aug, 5, 2015: 16,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol. Among them, 323 people (1.97%) have Death

Rosuvastatin family

  • On Aug, 27, 2015: 1,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Rosuvastatin calcium. Among them, 23 people (1.67%) have Death.
  • On Aug, 7, 2015: 57,849 people reported to have side effects when taking Crestor. Among them, 629 people (1.09%) have Death

Simvastatin family

  • On Aug, 27, 2015: 77,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,277 people (1.65%) have Death.
  • On Aug, 20, 2015: 60,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 1,100 people (1.82%) have Death

Ezetimibe/simvastatin family

  • On Aug, 26, 2015: 3,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Ezetimibe. Among them, 73 people (2.14%) have Death
  • On Aug, 6, 2015: 13,161 people reported to have side effects when taking Vytorin. Among them, 210 people (1.60%) have Death

Niacin/simvastatin family

  • On Aug, 4, 2015: 10,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Simcor. Among them, 4 people (0.04%) have Death

 

 TOTAL 7,804