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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 142,404 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 3,584 people (2.52%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Anxiety?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 27.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.84 %
  • 10+ years: 4.21 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 57.57 %
  • male: 42.43 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.42 %
  • 20-29: 1.29 %
  • 30-39: 3.41 %
  • 40-49: 10.99 %
  • 50-59: 28.31 %
  • 60+: 55.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (418 people, 11.66%)
  • Pain (278 people, 7.76%)
  • Quit Smoking (248 people, 6.92%)
  • Osteoporosis (178 people, 4.97%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (163 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (712 people, 19.87%)
  • Lisinopril (511 people, 14.26%)
  • Zometa (484 people, 13.50%)
  • Zocor (435 people, 12.14%)
  • Furosemide (366 people, 10.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,274 people, 35.55%)
  • Depression (1,053 people, 29.38%)
  • Fatigue (789 people, 22.01%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (749 people, 20.90%)
  • Nausea (742 people, 20.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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