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Review: Lovastatin and Questran

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lovastatin and Questran. It is created by eHealthMe based on 46 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 8, 2014: 46 people who take Lovastatin, Questran are studied

Lovastatin, Questran outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lovastatin (lovastatin)
- Questran (cholestyramine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lovastatin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
n/an/an/a
Questran is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(5 of 5 people)

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Common drug interactions Renal Failure
(3 reports)

Injury
(3 reports)

Pain
(3 reports)

Renal Failure Acute
(3 reports)

Unevaluable Event
(3 reports)

n/an/aDepression
(1 report)

Central Nervous System Depression
(1 report)

Short-term Memory Loss
(1 report)

Constipation
(1 report)

Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness
(1 report)

n/an/aMuscle Injury
(2 reports)

Adverse Event
(2 reports)

Immune System Disorder
(2 reports)

Muscular Weakness
(2 reports)

Rotator Cuff Syndrome
(2 reports)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lovastatin is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
n/a
Questran is effective100.00%
(5 of 5 people)
n/a

Drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Common drug interactions Unevaluable Event
(10 reports)

Myalgia
(10 reports)

Diarrhoea Nos
(8 reports)

Dyspnoea
(8 reports)

Arthralgia
(8 reports)

Renal Failure Acute
(9 reports)

Unevaluable Event
(8 reports)

Injury
(8 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(8 reports)

Pain
(6 reports)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lovastatin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
n/an/a
Questran is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(5 of 5 people)
n/an/a

Drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Common drug interactions n/an/an/an/aShock
(2 reports)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(2 reports)

Pancreatitis Acute
(2 reports)

Death
(2 reports)

Back Injury
(2 reports)

Intracardiac Thrombus
(3 reports)

Renal Failure Acute
(3 reports)

Cardiac Failure Congestive
(3 reports)

Vomiting
(2 reports)

Restlessness
(2 reports)

Unevaluable Event
(4 reports)

Nasopharyngitis
(4 reports)

Dysarthria
(4 reports)

Feeling Abnormal
(4 reports)

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
(4 reports)

Unevaluable Event
(14 reports)

Injury
(14 reports)

Pain
(12 reports)

Renal Failure Acute
(12 reports)

Renal Failure
(12 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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