Could Lovastatin cause Depression - from FDA reports
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 . We study 17,510 people who have side effects while taking Lovastatin from FDA. Among them, 508 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 Lovastatin 18,461 users)
Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 364,926 Depression patients).
On Jan, 09, 2017
17,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 508 people (2.9%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 62.4 %
- male: 37.6 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Lovastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.26 %
- 20-29: 0.52 %
- 30-39: 2.86 %
- 40-49: 13.25 %
- 50-59: 22.86 %
- 60+: 60.26 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (154 people, 30.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (71 people, 13.98%)
- Pain (65 people, 12.80%)
- Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 10.04%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (38 people, 7.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (110 people, 21.65%)
- Lisinopril (82 people, 16.14%)
- Lasix (63 people, 12.40%)
- Zantac (56 people, 11.02%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (54 people, 10.63%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (223 people, 43.90%)
- Pain (158 people, 31.10%)
- High Blood Pressure (108 people, 21.26%)
- Fall (104 people, 20.47%)
- Fatigue (94 people, 18.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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