Lovastatin and Memory impairment - from FDA reports
Memory impairment is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 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, 340 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovastatin 18,467 users)
Memory impairment has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,178 Memory impairment patients).
On Feb, 01, 2017
17,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 340 people (1.94%) have Memory Impairment
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lovastatin when people have Memory Impairment *:
- < 1 month: 4 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12 %
- 6 - 12 months: 24 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8 %
- 2 - 5 years: 44 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 8 %
Gender of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Lovastatin *:
- female: 69.76 %
- male: 30.24 %
Age of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Lovastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.39 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.17 %
- 40-49: 9.73 %
- 50-59: 24.9 %
- 60+: 63.81 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (105 people, 30.88%)
- High Blood Pressure (51 people, 15.00%)
- Depression (39 people, 11.47%)
- Diabetes (26 people, 7.65%)
- Pain (25 people, 7.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (54 people, 15.88%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (44 people, 12.94%)
- Lisinopril (43 people, 12.65%)
- Atenolol (36 people, 10.59%)
- Omeprazole (34 people, 10.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (62 people, 18.24%)
- Depression (62 people, 18.24%)
- Weakness (57 people, 16.76%)
- Pain (54 people, 15.88%)
- Stress And Anxiety (53 people, 15.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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