Lovastatin and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports
Muscle cramps is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramps 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 Aug, 24, 2017
19,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 22 people (0.11%) have Muscle cramps
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lovastatin when people have Muscle cramps *:
- < 1 month: 22.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Lovastatin *:
- female: 36.36 %
- male: 63.64 %
Age of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Lovastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 7.69 %
- 40-49: 7.69 %
- 50-59: 30.77 %
- 60+: 53.85 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (2 people, 9.09%)
- Indigestion (2 people, 9.09%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 9.09%)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (2 people, 9.09%)
- Diabetes (2 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (8 people, 36.36%)
- Temazepam (6 people, 27.27%)
- Ketoprofen (6 people, 27.27%)
- Gemfibrozil (5 people, 22.73%)
- Clopidogrel Bisulfate (5 people, 22.73%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rhabdomyolysis (6 people, 27.27%)
- Night Sweats (6 people, 27.27%)
- Headache (6 people, 27.27%)
- Dizziness (6 people, 27.27%)
- Depression (5 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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