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Zocor Anxiety Side Effects

Zocor Anxiety Side Effect Reports


The following Zocor Anxiety side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Anxiety, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Zocor or it might take time to develop.



Suicidal Ideation, Neuralgia, Anxiety, Eyelid Oedema, Lip Swelling, Depression, Swollen Tongue, Asthenia, Constipation

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from NL. A 69-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Zocor (dosage: 1 Times Per 1 Days 40 Mg), which was started on 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin (1 Times Per 1 Days 80 Mg)
  • Clomipramine Hydrochloride (1 Times Per 1 Days 25 Mg)
When starting to take Zocor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Neuralgia
  • Anxiety
  • Eyelid Oedema
  • Lip Swelling
  • Depression
  • Swollen Tongue
  • Asthenia
  • Constipation
These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Panic Attack, Anxiety

This Anxiety Zocor side effect was reported by a health professional from GB on Sep 24, 2012. A Female , 83 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, was treated with Zocor. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Panic Attack
  • Anxiety
. Zocor dosage: 40 Mg, Qd. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Clopidogrel (75 Mg, Qd)
  • Citalopram (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Citalopram
Cholecystitis, Arthralgia, Anxiety, Cholelithiasis, Insomnia, Hypercholesterolaemia, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Hypotension

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 72-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Zocor (dosage:Unk, Qd, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Atacand (Unk)
  • Atacand Plus (16+2.5 Mg, Qd)
  • Atacand Plus (16+5mg Qd)
  • Dolamin Flex
  • Acetaminophen (Unk, Bid)
  • Ginkgo (Unk)
  • Ginkgo (Unk Unk, Tid)
  • Ginkgo (Unk Unk, Tid)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Cholecystitis
  • Arthralgia
  • Anxiety
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Insomnia
  • Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled
  • Hypotension
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zocor treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Anxiety.

Mitral Valve Incompetence, Tearfulness, Ileus, Antinuclear Antibody Positive, Paraesthesia, Gait Disturbance, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Myopathy, Anxiety

A 79-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Zocor treatment (dosage: 20 Mg, 40 Mg) on NS. Soon after starting Zocor treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Mitral Valve Incompetence
  • Tearfulness
  • Ileus
  • Antinuclear Antibody Positive
  • Paraesthesia
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
  • Myopathy
  • Anxiety
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Doxazosin Mesylate (8 Mg, Unk)
  • Gemfibrozil (600 Mg, Bid)
  • Finasteride (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Amlodipine (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Ferrous Sulfate
  • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
  • Ergocalciferol
  • Lactulose
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zocor side effects, such as Anxiety.
Gait Disturbance, Erosive Duodenitis, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Myopathy, Renal Impairment, Rhabdomyolysis, Anxiety, Tearfulness, Blood Pressure Systolic Increased

A patient from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED was prescribed and started Zocor on Nov 06, 2013. Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: gait disturbance, erosive duodenitis, iron deficiency anaemia, myopathy, renal impairment, rhabdomyolysis, anxiety, tearfulness, blood pressure systolic increased Additional patient health information: male , 79 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Zocor dosage: 20 Mg, Qd, For 1.5 Years. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Spinal Compression Fracture, Cerebrovascular Accident, Musculoskeletal Pain, Anxiety, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Hypertension, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Coronary Artery Occlusion

This report suggests a potential Zocor Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Zocor (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2002. Soon after starting Zocor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
  • Hypertension
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Coronary Artery Occlusion
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Methotrexate
  • Folic Acid
  • Humira
  • Humira
  • Aggrenox
  • Relafen
The patient was hospitalized. Although Zocor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Anxiety, Hyperhidrosis, Restlessness, Withdrawal Syndrome

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Mar 12, 2012 by a male taking Zocor (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: anxiety, hyperhidrosis, restlessness, withdrawal syndrome. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Nucynta (Every 9th Hourly As Per Necessary)
  • Nucynta (31 Tablets In 5 Days)
Pain, Anxiety, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Anhedonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Injury

This Anxiety problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 43-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): hypercholesterolaemia.On NS a consumer started treatment with Zocor (dosage: 80 Mg, Qd). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Tricor (160 Mg, Qd)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt (325 Mg, Unk)
  • Zetia (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Cataflam
When commencing Zocor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Anhedonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Injury
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Emotional Distress, Dyspnoea, Muscle Spasms, Pulmonary Embolism, Pain, Pain In Extremity, Anxiety

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 43-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: lipids increased,menopausal symptoms and was treated with Zocor (dosage: NA) starting Aug 15, 2007. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Omeprazole (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Zoloft
  • Zoloft (100 Mg, Qd)
  • Lovastatin ('20 Mg, Hs)
  • Prilosec
  • Vitamin Tab
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Emotional Distress
  • Dyspnoea
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pain
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Anxiety
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Zocor could cause Anxiety and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Gastric Disorder, Panic Attack, Weight Decreased, Nausea, Suffocation Feeling, Insomnia, Anxiety

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Nov 02, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 73 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was treated with Zocor. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: gastric disorder, panic attack, weight decreased, nausea, suffocation feeling, insomnia, anxiety. Zocor dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Synthroid
  • Fosamax (alendronate Sodiuim)
  • Meloxicam
  • Acetaminophen
  • Aleve (caplet) (2 Df/tid/oral)
These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Visual Impairment, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Cognitive Disorder, Paraesthesia, Pain, Nausea, Injury, Expressive Language Disorder

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 30-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Zocor (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 01, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Tylenol-500
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Midrin (Unk)
  • Yaz
  • Colace
  • Simvastatin
  • Duradin
  • Errin (Unk)
When starting to take Zocor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Visual Impairment
  • Emotional Distress
  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Paraesthesia
  • Pain
  • Nausea
  • Injury
  • Expressive Language Disorder
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Unevaluable Event, Renal Injury, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Renal Failure, Renal Impairment, Fear, Anhedonia

This Anxiety Zocor side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Sep 26, 2011. A male , 73 years of age, weighting 280.0 lb, was treated with Zocor. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Unevaluable Event
  • Renal Injury
  • Emotional Distress
  • Anxiety
  • Renal Failure
  • Renal Impairment
  • Fear
  • Anhedonia
. Zocor dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Red Blood Cells (Unk)
  • Trasylol (Initial (test) Dose Of 1 Ml)
  • Glucophage (Unk)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt (81 Mg)
  • Trasylol (100 Ml Cardiopulmonary Bypass Prime)
  • Platelets (5 Units)
Tooth Disorder, Anxiety, Anhedonia, Gingival Bleeding, Injury, Back Pain, Pain In Jaw, Neuropathy Peripheral, Osteopenia

This is a Zocor side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: lipids increased, who was treated with Zocor (dosage:20 Mg, Qd, start time: Jan 01, 2003), combined with:
  • Vicodin (Unk, Prn)
  • Alkeran (2 Df, Tid)
  • Prevacid (30 Mg, Qhs)
  • Amoxicillin
  • Zometa (4 Mg, Qw4)
  • Klonopin (0.5 Mg, 2 Tab In Am, 3 Tab Qhs)
  • Celebrex
  • Temazepam (30 Mg, Qhs)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Tooth Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anhedonia
  • Gingival Bleeding
  • Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Pain In Jaw
  • Neuropathy Peripheral
  • Osteopenia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zocor treatment in patients suffering from lipids increased, resulting in Anxiety.
Renal Impairment, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Renal Failure, Unevaluable Event, Anhedonia, Renal Injury

A 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Zocor treatment (dosage: 20 Mg, Qd) on Oct 13, 2006. Soon after starting Zocor treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Renal Impairment
  • Emotional Distress
  • Anxiety
  • Renal Failure
  • Unevaluable Event
  • Anhedonia
  • Renal Injury
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Papaverine [papaverine] (300 Mg, Unk)
  • Insulin Human (12)
  • Dopamine Hcl (Unk)
  • Lovenox (90 Mg, Bid)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt (81 Mg, Qd)
  • Insulin Human
  • Heparin (30000 U, Unk)
  • Lidocaine (100 Mg, Unk)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zocor side effects, such as Anxiety.
Renal Injury, Nervousness, Anxiety, Fear, Renal Failure, Anhedonia, Multi-organ Failure, Depression

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Zocor on Sep 30, 2009. After Zocor was administered, patient encountered several Zocor side effects: renal injury, nervousness, anxiety, fear, renal failure, anhedonia, multi-organ failure, depression Additional patient health information: male , 67 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Zocor dosage: 20 Mg. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Potassium (Unk)
  • Fentanyl-100 (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Dobutamine Hcl (Unk)
  • Vasopressin (Unk)
  • Zinacef (1.5 G, Unk)
  • Trasylol (Loading Dose: 100 Cc)
  • Aspirin (Unk Unk, Qd)
  • Lovenox (30 Mg, Bid)
The patient was hospitalized.
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Diarrhoea, Osteomyelitis, Anxiety, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Angina Pectoris, Asbestosis

This report suggests a potential Zocor Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): blood cholesterol and used Zocor (dosage: NA) starting Mar 21, 2006. Soon after starting Zocor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  • Diarrhoea
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Anxiety
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Asbestosis
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Arimidex
  • Lanoxin (0.25 Mg, Qd)
  • Zoloft (50 Mg, Unk)
  • Codeine Sulfate (1 Df, Every 4-6 Hr)
  • Procardia
  • Cartia /aus/
  • Taxol
  • Furosemide (40 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Zocor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Renal Failure, Injury, Anxiety, Fear, Pain, Psychiatric Symptom, Unevaluable Event, Depression

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Sep 30, 2009 by a male taking Zocor (dosage: 20 Mg, Hs) . Location: UNITED STATES , 71 years of age, weighting 160.9 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: renal failure, injury, anxiety, fear, pain, psychiatric symptom, unevaluable event, depression. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Viagra
  • Trasylol (50 Cc Per Hour)
  • Lopressor (50 Mg, Bid)
  • Lasix (20 Unk, Unk)
  • Norepinephrine Bitartrate
  • Lisinopril (10 Mg, Hs)
  • Ancef (1 G, Unk)
  • Fentanyl
Renal Impairment, Renal Injury, Fear, Renal Failure, Stress, Unevaluable Event, Anxiety, Emotional Distress, Pain

This Anxiety problem was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 77-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Feb 10, 2005 a consumer started treatment with Zocor (dosage: 40 Mg, Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Lasix (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Lasix (20 Unk, Bypass)
  • Fentanyl (10 Ml, Unk)
  • Mannitol (25 G, Bypass)
  • Trasylol (100 Ml Loading Dose Followed By 25 Ml/hour Infusion)
  • Ancef (2 G, Unk)
  • Trasylol
  • Plavix (75 Mg, Qd)
When commencing Zocor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Renal Impairment
  • Renal Injury
  • Fear
  • Renal Failure
  • Stress
  • Unevaluable Event
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Distress
  • Pain
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Stress, Anhedonia, Renal Injury, Fear, Pain, Renal Impairment, Anxiety, Unevaluable Event

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 81-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Zocor (dosage: 20 Mg, Qd) starting Feb 15, 2005. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lasix (40 Mg, Qd)
  • Coreg (3.125 Mg, Bid)
  • Cefuroxime (1.5 Gram)
  • Plasmalyte [glucose,potassium Chloride] (1000 Cc)
  • Glipizide (2.5-5 Mg Daily)
  • Zosyn (3.375 Mg Every 8 Hours)
  • Trasylol (200 Ml, Once)
  • Plavix (75 Mg Daily To Every Other Day)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Stress
  • Anhedonia
  • Renal Injury
  • Fear
  • Pain
  • Renal Impairment
  • Anxiety
  • Unevaluable Event
This opens a possibility that Zocor could cause Anxiety and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Multi-organ Failure, Anhedonia, Fear, Renal Injury, Anxiety, Pain, Depression, Emotional Disorder

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Nov 20, 2009. A patient from UNITED STATES , 69 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, was treated with Zocor. Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: multi-organ failure, anhedonia, fear, renal injury, anxiety, pain, depression, emotional disorder. Zocor dosage: 40 Mg Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lisinopril (40 Mg Daily)
  • Lasix (40 Mg Twice Daily)
  • Insulin (35 Units Am, 15 Units Pm)
  • Nitroglycerin (Unk)
  • Zetia (10 Mg Daily)
  • Diovan (160/12.5)
  • Trasylol (600ml)
  • Plavix (75 Mg Daily)
These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
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Zocor Anxiety Causes and Reviews


Fear and Anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of Anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the Anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have Anxiety disorders. Types include

  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Phobias
  • Generalized Anxiety disorder

Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


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Sun, 31 Oct 2010

Lip swelling, acute.

Sun, 28 Aug 2011

urinary retention Is there a correlation between this and using a statin. Had this problem
shortly after starting a simvistatin routine.

Wed, 27 May 2009
How long does it take to get back to normal after taking Zocor. I had a major problem in November 2008 and it is now May 2009 and I am still having problems and testing. It has cost me a fortune and they still say it is not Zocor but I still believe it was and I stopped in November but still have many of the problems.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010
Zocor 40 mg, Typical gout experience 2 times a month, treatable with fluids and diet. Some use of colchicine. Within a week of using Zocor experienced gout over an extended period of time. Basically 6 weeks straight. Taking Zocor at night and experienced worse symptoms at night and early next day. Better until taking Zocor before bed. Repeat every day.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010
I am asking, does Levaxin a thyroid med. and Zantac antiacid, is it OK to take those at the same time
Sat, 10 Apr 2010
I have a frozen diagfram and shrinking lung. It affects my breathing and energy. Could this possibly be caused by Zocor as I was told by someone who also has this condition. I also have lots of muscle pain daily. These both came on me since starting Zoroc about 10 years ago.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011
Zocor 40mg. Since I started taking have had rotator repair, frozen shoulder same shoulder, tarsal tunnel in my ankle. Surgery and now frozen shoulder other shoulder that my doc wants to operate on
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