Lovastatin and Memory impairment - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Memory impairment with Lovastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,160 people who have side effects when taking Lovastatin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 24, 2017

19,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 376 people (1.96%) have Memory impairment


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovastatin cause Memory impairment?

Time on Lovastatin when people have Memory impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 7.41 %

Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Lovastatin *:

  • female: 70 %
  • male: 30 %

Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Lovastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.36 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.08 %
  • 40-49: 10.39 %
  • 50-59: 24.01 %
  • 60+: 64.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (44 people, 11.70%)
  • Pain (27 people, 7.18%)
  • Diabetes (26 people, 6.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (24 people, 6.38%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (23 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (54 people, 14.36%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (44 people, 11.70%)
  • Lisinopril (43 people, 11.44%)
  • Atenolol (36 people, 9.57%)
  • Omeprazole (35 people, 9.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (69 people, 18.35%)
  • Depression (65 people, 17.29%)
  • Weakness (62 people, 16.49%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (59 people, 15.69%)
  • Pain (58 people, 15.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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