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Commonly reported side effects of atorvastatin include: hemorrhagic stroke, arthralgia, diarrhea, and nasopharyngitis. Other side effects include: urinary tract infection, insomnia, limb pain, muscle spasm, musculoskeletal pain, myalgia, and nausea. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.For the Consumer
Applies to atorvastatin: oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, atorvastatin may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking atorvastatin:
Less common or rare
Incidence not known
Some side effects of atorvastatin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Incidence not known
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to atorvastatin: oral tabletGeneral
The most frequently reported side effects were nasopharyngitis, arthralgia, diarrhea, pain in extremity, and urinary tract infection.Gastrointestinal
Very common (10% or more): Diarrhea (up to 14.1%)
Common (1% to 10%): Dyspepsia, nausea, flatulence, constipation
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Abdominal discomfort, eructation, abdominal pain, vomiting, pancreatitisHepatic
Common (1% to 10%): Blood bilirubin increased, ALT increased, transaminases/hepatic enzymes increased, AST increased, liver function test abnormal, blood alkaline phosphatase increased
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hepatitis
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Cholestasis
Very rare (less than 0.1%): Fatal hepatic failure, nonfatal hepatic failureMusculoskeletal
Very common (10% or more): Arthralgia (up to 11.7%)
Common (1% to 10%): Pain in extremity, musculoskeletal pain, muscle spasms, myalgia, joint swelling, back pain, creatine phosphokinase increased
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Neck pain, muscle fatigue
Rare (less than 0.1%): Myositis, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis, tendinopathy
Frequency not reported: Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy
Postmarketing reports: Tendon ruptureHematologic
Rare (less than 0.1%): ThrombocytopeniaNervous system
Common (1% to 10%): Headache
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Paresthesia, dizziness, hypoesthesia, dysgeusia, amnesia
Rare (less than 0.1%): Peripheral neuropathy
Frequency not reported: Nonfatal hemorrhagic stroke
Postmarketing reports: Cognitive impairment, memory loss, forgetfulness, memory impairmentEndocrine
Very rare (less than 0.01%): GynecomastiaHypersensitivity
Common (1% to 10%): Allergic reactions
Rare (less than 0.1%): Anaphylaxis, hypersensitivity reactionPsychiatric
Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Nightmare
Postmarketing reports: Confusion, depressionGenitourinary
Common (1% to 10%): Urinary tract infection
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): White blood cells urine positive, erectile dysfunctionDermatologic
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Rash, pruritus, urticaria, alopecia
Rare (less than 0.1%): Angioneurotic edema/angioedema, bullous rashes, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis
Frequency not reported: UrticariaCardiovascular
Common (1% to 10%): Cardiovascular deathRespiratory
Very common (10% or more): Nasopharyngitis (up to 12.9%)
Common (1% to 10%): Pharyngolaryngeal pain, epistaxis
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Asthma
Rare (less than 0.1%): Sinusitis, pharyngitis
Frequency not reported: Interstitial lung diseaseOcular
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Vision blurred
Rare (less than 0.1%): Visual disturbanceOther
Common (1% to 10%): Non-cardiovascular death
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Deafness, tinnitus, malaise, asthenia, influenza, infection, chest pain, peripheral edema, fatigue, pyrexia
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Injury
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Hearing lossMetabolic
Common (1% to 10%): Hyperglycemia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anorexia, hypoglycemia, weight increased
Frequency not reported: Diabetes mellitus