Simvastatin and Sleeplessness - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Sleeplessness 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 Sep, 11, 2017

142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 3,191 people (2.24%) have Sleeplessness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Sleeplessness?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Sleeplessness *:

  • < 1 month: 24.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.32 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.69 %
  • 10+ years: 2.44 %

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 58.06 %
  • male: 41.94 %

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.47 %
  • 30-39: 2.58 %
  • 40-49: 9.19 %
  • 50-59: 27.68 %
  • 60+: 59.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (347 people, 10.87%)
  • Diabetes (257 people, 8.05%)
  • Pain (224 people, 7.02%)
  • Quit Smoking (172 people, 5.39%)
  • Sleep Disorder (169 people, 5.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (386 people, 12.10%)
  • Lisinopril (327 people, 10.25%)
  • Metformin (233 people, 7.30%)
  • Prilosec (208 people, 6.52%)
  • Chantix (196 people, 6.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (808 people, 25.32%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (629 people, 19.71%)
  • Nausea (546 people, 17.11%)
  • Headache (507 people, 15.89%)
  • Pain (499 people, 15.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 149,077 users)

Sleeplessness

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, pain, multiple sclerosis, insomnia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 230,042 Sleeplessness patients).

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