Zetia and Anxiety - from FDA reports

Anxiety is found among people who take Zetia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Zetia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,261 people who have side effects when taking Zetia from FDA , and is updated regularly.


On Apr, 26, 2018

34,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 1,021 people (2.98%) have Anxiety

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Zetia when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 22.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.77 %
  • 10+ years: 5.66 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Zetia *:

  • female: 63.28 %
  • male: 36.72 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Zetia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 1.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.99 %
  • 40-49: 11.99 %
  • 50-59: 24.59 %
  • 60+: 57.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure: 109 people, 10.68%
  • Pain: 85 people, 8.33%
  • Coronary Artery Bypass: 74 people, 7.25%
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 70 people, 6.86%
  • Depression: 70 people, 6.86%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor: 305 people, 29.87%
  • Aspirin: 239 people, 23.41%
  • Zometa: 208 people, 20.37%
  • Plavix: 192 people, 18.81%
  • Lisinopril: 162 people, 15.87%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain: 436 people, 42.70%
  • Injury: 340 people, 33.30%
  • Depression: 311 people, 30.46%
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 222 people, 21.74%
  • Emotional Distress: 213 people, 20.86%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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