Could Simvastatin cause Sleeplessness - from FDA reports
Sleeplessness is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 2,943 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness and more.
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Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 135,885 users)
Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,025 Sleeplessness patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,943 people (2.27%) have Sleeplessness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Sleeplessness *:
- < 1 month: 25.31 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.88 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.12 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.76 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.71 %
- 10+ years: 2.45 %
Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 58.03 %
- male: 41.97 %
Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.08 %
- 10-19: 0.17 %
- 20-29: 0.5 %
- 30-39: 2.69 %
- 40-49: 9.55 %
- 50-59: 27.8 %
- 60+: 59.21 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (1,061 people, 36.05%)
- High Blood Pressure (492 people, 16.72%)
- Depression (326 people, 11.08%)
- Diabetes (231 people, 7.85%)
- Pain (195 people, 6.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (386 people, 13.12%)
- Lisinopril (327 people, 11.11%)
- Metformin (203 people, 6.90%)
- Prilosec (196 people, 6.66%)
- Chantix (191 people, 6.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (750 people, 25.48%)
- Stress And Anxiety (572 people, 19.44%)
- Nausea (511 people, 17.36%)
- Headache (482 people, 16.38%)
- Pain (470 people, 15.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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