Lovastatin and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Lovastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,594 people who have side effects when taking Lovastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

18,594 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 536 people (2.88%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovastatin cause Depression?

Time on Lovastatin when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 11.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.92 %
  • 10+ years: 11.54 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lovastatin *:

  • female: 61.86 %
  • male: 38.14 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Lovastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.75 %
  • 30-39: 2.75 %
  • 40-49: 13.5 %
  • 50-59: 23.0 %
  • 60+: 59.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (157 people, 29.29%)
  • High Blood Pressure (76 people, 14.18%)
  • Pain (67 people, 12.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (52 people, 9.70%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people, 7.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (110 people, 20.52%)
  • Lisinopril (82 people, 15.30%)
  • Lasix (64 people, 11.94%)
  • Zantac (56 people, 10.45%)
  • Neurontin (55 people, 10.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (231 people, 43.10%)
  • Pain (163 people, 30.41%)
  • High Blood Pressure (110 people, 20.52%)
  • Fall (105 people, 19.59%)
  • Fatigue (99 people, 18.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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