Review: could Lovastatin cause Weight loss?
Summary: Weight loss is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 11,626 people who have side effects while taking Lovastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 12,122 Lovastatin users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,305 Weight loss patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 11,625 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin. Among them, 81 people (0.70%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Lovastatin when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Lovastatin * :
|Weight loss||32.56%||67.44% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Lovastatin * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.35%||16.22%||24.32%||18.92%||39.19% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Lovastatin ** :
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (16 people, 19.75%)
- Bipolar disorder (12 people, 14.81%)
- Partial seizures (10 people, 12.35%)
- Procedural pain (10 people, 12.35%)
- Multiple myeloma (9 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (27 people, 33.33%)
- Coumadin (25 people, 30.86%)
- Aspirin (24 people, 29.63%)
- Insulin (23 people, 28.40%)
- Lasix (23 people, 28.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Losartan Potassium, Pravastatin Sodium, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride for a 60-year old woman with Pain, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol, Depression. The patient has Obesity, Thirst - Excessive
- A study of drug interactions between Prempro, Topamax for a 36-year old woman with Hormone Level Abnormal, Migraine. The patient has Weight Loss
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 45-year old woman with Panic Disorder. The patient has Lose Weight, Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat)
- A study of drug interactions between Ativan, Wellbutrin Sr, Singulair, Celebrex, Claritin for a 44-year old woman with Separation Anxiety, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Asthma, Arthritis - Osteoarthritis, Allergies. The patient has Muscle Stiffness, Peripheral, Muscle Twitching, Pulse, Sleeping Difficulty, Weight Loss, Anxiety, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness
- A study of drug interactions between Atarax, Singulair, Spiriva, Norvasc, Symbicort, Bystolic, Klonopin for a 67-year old woman with Excitability, Allergic Sinusitis, Copd, Blood Pressure Increased, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Blurred Vision, Dizziness Aggravated, Anxiety, Weight Loss - Intentional, Itching
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