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Review: could Simvastatin cause Tremors?

We study 77,357 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,000 have Tremors. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremors and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,688 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Tremors

Tremors (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) (latest reports from 400,208 patients) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 77,348 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 960 people (1.24%) have Tremors. They amount to 0.24% of all the 398,082 people who have Tremors on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tremors in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Tremors * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tremors40.82%10.20%8.16%16.33%18.37%4.08%2.04%

Age of people who have Tremors when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tremors0.00%0.00%0.00%0.12%2.02%7.96%21.26%68.65%

Severity of Tremors when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tremors20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tremors ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tremors0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (115 people, 11.98%)
  2. Depression (100 people, 10.42%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (74 people, 7.71%)
  4. Anxiety (72 people, 7.50%)
  5. Sleep disorder (61 people, 6.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (307 people, 31.98%)
  2. Lisinopril (152 people, 15.83%)
  3. Atenolol (133 people, 13.85%)
  4. Omeprazole (128 people, 13.33%)
  5. Furosemide (100 people, 10.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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