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Review: could Simvastatin cause Tremors (Tremor)?

Summary: Tremors 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 High blood pressure.

We study 77,518 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 960 have Tremors. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremors and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,859 Simvastatin users)

Tremors

Tremors (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 61,039 Tremors patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 77,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 960 people (1.24%) have Tremors.

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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