Simvastatin and Tremors - from FDA reports


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 cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Tremors 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 May, 15, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,751 people (1.27%) have Tremors


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Tremors?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Tremors *:

  • < 1 month: 32.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.46 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.37 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.49 %
  • 10+ years: 2.99 %

Gender of people who have Tremors when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 61.32 %
  • male: 38.68 %

Age of people who have Tremors when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.07 %
  • 20-29: 0.42 %
  • 30-39: 2.43 %
  • 40-49: 7.16 %
  • 50-59: 19.94 %
  • 60+: 69.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (383 people, 21.87%)
  • High Blood Pressure (236 people, 13.48%)
  • Depression (163 people, 9.31%)
  • Diabetes (115 people, 6.57%)
  • Pain (100 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (300 people, 17.13%)
  • Lisinopril (202 people, 11.54%)
  • Omeprazole (180 people, 10.28%)
  • Atenolol (154 people, 8.79%)
  • Metformin (149 people, 8.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (371 people, 21.19%)
  • Fatigue (321 people, 18.33%)
  • Weakness (320 people, 18.28%)
  • Nausea (294 people, 16.79%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (253 people, 14.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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