Could Simvastatin cause 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 . We study 96,902 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 1,223 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 Simvastatin 135,855 users)

Tremors

Tremors has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 94,987 Tremors patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

96,902 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,223 people (1.26%) have Tremors


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Tremors?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Tremors *:

  • < 1 month: 30.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 29.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.08 %
  • 10+ years: 3.08 %

Gender of people who have Tremors when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 61.29 %
  • male: 38.71 %

Age of people who have Tremors when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.59 %
  • 30-39: 3.05 %
  • 40-49: 7.78 %
  • 50-59: 20.49 %
  • 60+: 67.98 %

Severity of Tremors **:

  • least: 25.0 %
  • moderate: 58.33 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (298 people, 24.37%)
  • Lisinopril (202 people, 16.52%)
  • Omeprazole (179 people, 14.64%)
  • Atenolol (155 people, 12.67%)
  • Furosemide (120 people, 9.81%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Simvastatin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (157 people, 12.84%)
  • Depression (122 people, 9.98%)
  • Diabetes (78 people, 6.38%)
  • Sleep Disorder (65 people, 5.31%)
  • Pain (65 people, 5.31%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (272 people, 22.24%)
  • Fatigue (238 people, 19.46%)
  • Nausea (233 people, 19.05%)
  • Weakness (228 people, 18.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (204 people, 16.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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