Will you have Rls with Lovastatin - from FDA reports

Summary

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.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on lovastatin (the active ingredients of Lovastatin) and Lovastatin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Rls are also considered in the study.

What is Lovastatin?

Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovastatin 23,632 users)

What is Rls?

Rls (restless legs syndrome) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 31,750 Rls patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 24, 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.


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Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Rls with Lovastatin

Severity of Rls *:
  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %
How people recovered from Rls *:
  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %
Effectiveness of Lovastatin when people have Rls *:
  • not at all: 0.0 %
  • somewhat: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • high: 100 %
  • very high: 0.0 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 0.0 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 100 %

* Approximation only.


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