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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 11,614 people who have side effects while taking Lovastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Lovastatin

Lovastatin (latest outcomes from 12,113 users) has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of lovastatin reports

Weight loss

Weight loss (latest reports from 16,911 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Weight loss reports

On Nov, 24, 2014: 11,614 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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