Review: could Lovastatin cause Depression?
Summary: Depression is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 11,626 people who have side effects while taking Lovastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 370 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 12,124 Lovastatin users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne. (latest reports from 277,750 Depression patients)
On Apr, 6, 2015: 11,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin. Among them, 380 people (3.27%) have Depression.
Time on Lovastatin when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lovastatin * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Lovastatin * :
Severity of Depression when taking Lovastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (72 people, 18.95%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (59 people, 15.53%)
- Pain (45 people, 11.84%)
- Hypertension (43 people, 11.32%)
- Anxiety (35 people, 9.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (117 people, 30.79%)
- Lisinopril (68 people, 17.89%)
- Lasix (57 people, 15.00%)
- Neurontin (53 people, 13.95%)
- Nitroglycerin (51 people, 13.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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