Mevacor and Earache - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Earache is reported only by a few people who take Mevacor.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Mevacor and have Earache. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,850 people who have side effects while taking Mevacor from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Mar, 24, 2023

4,850 people reported to have side effects when taking Mevacor.
Among them, 5 people (0.1%) have Earache.

What is Mevacor?

Mevacor has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 4,921 Mevacor users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Earache?

Earache (ear pain) is found to be associated with 631 drugs by eHealthMe.

Number of Mevacor and Earache reports submitted per year:

Could Mevacor cause Earache?

Gender of people who have Earache when taking Mevacor *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Earache when taking Mevacor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Common drugs people take besides Mevacor *:

  1. Zoloft: 1 person, 20.00%
  2. Zocor: 1 person, 20.00%
  3. Benadryl: 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Captopril: 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Cardizem: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Cardizem Cd: 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Compazine: 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Diabeta: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Gemfibrozil: 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Glucophage: 1 person, 20.00%

Common side effects people have besides Earache *:

  1. Fever: 2 people, 40.00%
  2. Weight Decreased: 1 person, 20.00%
  3. Weakness: 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Vasodilatation (widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls): 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin): 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Itching: 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Chest Pain: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Cellulitis (infection under the skin): 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure): 1 person, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Mevacor and have Earache?

Check whether Earache is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on lovastatin (the active ingredients of Mevacor) and Mevacor (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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