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Mevacor (Lovastatin) - Muscle Spasms - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Muscle Spasms (4)

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

Possible Mevacor side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: female, weighing 92.5 kg (203.6 pounds)

Reactions: Muscle Spasms, Influenza Like Illness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Simvastatin
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia
    Start date: 2010-05-20
    End date: 2010-06-15

Mevacor
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia
    Start date: 2010-06-20
    End date: 2010-06-30



Possible Mevacor side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Autoimmune Disorder, Haemolytic Anaemia, Muscle Spasms, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: unk, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Mevacor
    Dosage: unk, qd

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol Tartrate; Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium (+) Glucosamine Hydrochloride; Omeprazole



Possible Mevacor side effects in 63 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-21

Patient: 63 year old male, weighing 68.0 kg (149.6 pounds)

Reactions: Abasia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Anaemia Haemolytic Autoimmune, Muscle Spasms

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Mevacor
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased
    Start date: 1997-01-01

Zocor
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol; Omeprazole; Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium and Glucosamine Sulfate



Possible Mevacor side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-05

Patient: male, weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Anaemia Haemolytic Autoimmune, Muscle Spasms, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Simvastatin
    Dosage: unk, daily
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Mevacor
    Dosage: unk, daily

Lipitor
    Dosage: 20 mg or 40mg, daily
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Glucosamine Hydrochloride / Chondroitin Sulfate; Omeprazole; Metoprolol

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