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Mevacor (Lovastatin) - Drug Ineffective - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Drug Ineffective (5)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Mevacor (Lovastatin) where reactions include drug ineffective. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Mevacor side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 71.0 kg (156.2 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Malaise, Pain in Extremity, Drug Ineffective, Abdominal Pain Upper, Nervousness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2012-05-16

Mevacor
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Crestor
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Bystolic; Levothyroxine; Metformin



Possible Mevacor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Hot Flush, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pravachol

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral

Mevacor
    Administration route: Oral

Niacin

Other drugs received by patient: Xanax



Possible Mevacor side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-29

Patient: female, weighing 71.0 kg (156.2 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Malaise, Pain in Extremity, Drug Ineffective, Nervousness, Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mevacor
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Crestor
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    End date: 2012-05-16

Other drugs received by patient: Bystolic; Levothyroxine; Metformin



Possible Mevacor side effects in 54 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-19

Patient: 54 year old male, weighing 86.0 kg (189.2 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Hot Flush, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mevacor
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased

Mevacor
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Pravachol
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Pravachol
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased

Niacin

Zocor
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased

Zocor
    Indication: Blood Triglycerides Increased

Pravachol
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased

Mevacor
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased

Zocor
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Xanax



Possible Mevacor side effects in 52 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-06

Patient: 52 year old female

Reactions: Dysstasia, Drug Ineffective, Arthralgia

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mevacor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol
    Start date: 2002-01-01

Niacin

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Aspirin; Aspirin; Diovan; Lipitor

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