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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Sleeplessness 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, 25, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 3,097 people (2.24%) have Sleeplessness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Sleeplessness?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Sleeplessness *:

  • < 1 month: 25.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.71 %
  • 10+ years: 2.45 %

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 58.13 %
  • male: 41.87 %

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.48 %
  • 30-39: 2.65 %
  • 40-49: 9.29 %
  • 50-59: 27.72 %
  • 60+: 59.61 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (1,093 people, 35.29%)
  • High Blood Pressure (510 people, 16.47%)
  • Depression (333 people, 10.75%)
  • Diabetes (245 people, 7.91%)
  • Pain (214 people, 6.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (386 people, 12.46%)
  • Lisinopril (327 people, 10.56%)
  • Metformin (222 people, 7.17%)
  • Prilosec (206 people, 6.65%)
  • Chantix (193 people, 6.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (786 people, 25.38%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (598 people, 19.31%)
  • Nausea (531 people, 17.15%)
  • Headache (497 people, 16.05%)
  • Pain (491 people, 15.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Simvastatin

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Sleeplessness

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