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Review: could Simvastatin cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?

Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 77,462 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,358 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,801 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of simvastatin reports

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 197,075 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

Trend of Anxiety reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 77,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 2,358 people (3.04%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety27.16%20.37%11.73%8.02%22.84%2.47%7.41%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.04%0.00%0.13%0.99%3.18%12.38%31.61%51.66%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety2.86%65.71%28.57%2.86%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety5.88%11.76%82.35%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (496 people, 21.03%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (309 people, 13.10%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (290 people, 12.30%)
  4. Depression (265 people, 11.24%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (248 people, 10.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (819 people, 34.73%)
  2. Zocor (543 people, 23.03%)
  3. Lisinopril (504 people, 21.37%)
  4. Zometa (452 people, 19.17%)
  5. Prilosec (440 people, 18.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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