Who have Rls with Lovastatin - from FDA reports


Rls is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,641 people who have side effects when taking Lovastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 17, 2019

22,641 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 57 people (0.25%) have Rls


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovastatin cause Rls?

Time on Lovastatin when people have Rls *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rls when taking Lovastatin *:

  • female: 61.4 %
  • male: 38.6 %

Age of people who have Rls when taking Lovastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.33 %
  • 40-49: 13.95 %
  • 50-59: 25.58 %
  • 60+: 58.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 7 people, 12.28%
  2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 6 people, 10.53%
  3. Diabetes: 6 people, 10.53%
  4. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 6 people, 10.53%
  5. Pain: 5 people, 8.77%
  6. Asthma: 4 people, 7.02%
  7. Impaired Gastric Emptying: 3 people, 5.26%
  8. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 5.26%
  9. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 3 people, 5.26%
  10. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: 3 people, 5.26%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Gabapentin: 13 people, 22.81%
  2. Requip: 10 people, 17.54%
  3. Lipitor: 9 people, 15.79%
  4. Albuterol: 9 people, 15.79%
  5. Aspirin: 9 people, 15.79%
  6. Omeprazole: 9 people, 15.79%
  7. Nexium: 9 people, 15.79%
  8. Metoclopramide: 8 people, 14.04%
  9. Plavix: 8 people, 14.04%
  10. Xyrem: 7 people, 12.28%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 12 people, 21.05%
  2. Drug Ineffective: 12 people, 21.05%
  3. Drowsiness: 10 people, 17.54%
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 9 people, 15.79%
  5. Weight Decreased: 9 people, 15.79%
  6. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 9 people, 15.79%
  7. Pain In Extremity: 9 people, 15.79%
  8. Emotional Disorder: 8 people, 14.04%
  9. Joint Pain: 8 people, 14.04%
  10. Pain: 8 people, 14.04%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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