Review: could Simvastatin cause Anxiety?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 72,153 people who take Simvastatin. Among them, 2,299 have Anxiety. See who they are, when they have Anxiety and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,527 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Simvastatin include weakness, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,279,284 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 72,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 2,169 people (3.01%) have Anxiety.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Anxiety * :
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Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Simvastatin * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Simvastatin ** :
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How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (474 people, 21.85%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (307 people, 14.15%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (279 people, 12.86%)
- Depression (246 people, 11.34%)
- Blood cholesterol (242 people, 11.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (788 people, 36.33%)
- Zocor (528 people, 24.34%)
- Lisinopril (482 people, 22.22%)
- Zometa (423 people, 19.50%)
- Prilosec (423 people, 19.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I take Prozac for depression, Atenolol Chlorthalidone for hypertension, and Valium as needed for stress. I also Vasovagal when stressed, which is becoming more frequent as I get older. Can I take a Valium in preparation for stressful situations, or does that exacerbate my tendency to Vasovagal under stress?
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shakira on Nov, 29, 2011:
hi I have a question, I was taking lipitior tablets 20mg and now i want to take simvastatin 40mg tablets and i was wondering if they are the same kind and if they will help me just as lipitor did.
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