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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

Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 12,122 Lovastatin users)

Weight loss

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.

Trend of Weight loss in Lovastatin reports

Time on Lovastatin when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Lovastatin * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss32.56%67.44%

Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Lovastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.35%16.22%24.32%18.92%39.19%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Lovastatin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (16 people, 19.75%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (12 people, 14.81%)
  3. Partial seizures (10 people, 12.35%)
  4. Procedural pain (10 people, 12.35%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (27 people, 33.33%)
  2. Coumadin (25 people, 30.86%)
  3. Aspirin (24 people, 29.63%)
  4. Insulin (23 people, 28.40%)
  5. Lasix (23 people, 28.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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