Simvastatin and Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 3,442 people (2.49%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Anxiety?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 27.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 29.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.99 %
  • 10+ years: 4.3 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 57.86 %
  • male: 42.14 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.43 %
  • 20-29: 1.3 %
  • 30-39: 3.37 %
  • 40-49: 11.12 %
  • 50-59: 28.24 %
  • 60+: 55.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (884 people, 25.68%)
  • High Blood Pressure (568 people, 16.50%)
  • Depression (403 people, 11.71%)
  • Pain (270 people, 7.84%)
  • Quit Smoking (247 people, 7.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (712 people, 20.69%)
  • Lisinopril (503 people, 14.61%)
  • Zometa (484 people, 14.06%)
  • Zocor (434 people, 12.61%)
  • Furosemide (355 people, 10.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,263 people, 36.69%)
  • Depression (1,036 people, 30.10%)
  • Fatigue (772 people, 22.43%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (738 people, 21.44%)
  • Nausea (719 people, 20.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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