Lovastatin and Nasal congestion - from FDA reports


Nasal congestion is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Humira, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,160 people who have side effects when taking Lovastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 19, 2018

19,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 100 people (0.52%) have Nasal congestion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovastatin cause Nasal congestion?

Time on Lovastatin when people have Nasal congestion *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nasal congestion when taking Lovastatin *:

  • female: 55.56 %
  • male: 44.44 %

Age of people who have Nasal congestion when taking Lovastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.37 %
  • 40-49: 4.11 %
  • 50-59: 27.4 %
  • 60+: 67.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 12 people, 12.00%
  2. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 10 people, 10.00%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 8 people, 8.00%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 6 people, 6.00%
  5. Erection Problems: 6 people, 6.00%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 16 people, 16.00%
  2. Humira: 16 people, 16.00%
  3. Zantac: 13 people, 13.00%
  4. Lasix: 13 people, 13.00%
  5. Metformin: 13 people, 13.00%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Cough: 33 people, 33.00%
  2. Depression: 21 people, 21.00%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 20 people, 20.00%
  4. Joint Pain: 20 people, 20.00%
  5. Chest Pain: 20 people, 20.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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