Review: could Simvastatin cause Panic Attack?


Summary

Panic attack 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 76,668 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 321 have Panic attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attack and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 78,858 users)

Panic Attack

Panic attack has been reported by people with drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, paraesthesia, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 23,853 Panic attack patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

76,668 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 321 people (0.42%) have Panic Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Panic attack?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Panic Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 63.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Panic Attack when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 69.84 %
  • male: 30.16 %

Age of people who have Panic Attack when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.35 %
  • 40-49: 9.92 %
  • 50-59: 40.08 %
  • 60+: 43.65 %

Severity if Panic Attack when taking Simvastatin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Panic Attack **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (83 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (59 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (58 people)
  • Depression (54 people)
  • Mental Disorder (50 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (72 people)
  • Aspirin (72 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (69 people)
  • Mirtazapine (69 people)
  • Chantix (69 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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