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Zocor Depression Side Effects

Zocor Depression Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Depression, 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.



Joint Swelling, Local Swelling, Pneumonia, Leukopenia, Depression, Hypertension, Dermatitis, Fatigue

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 63-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Zocor (dosage: NA), which was started on 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Qw)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Qw)
  • Ultram
  • Methotrexate
  • Imuran (azathioprine Sodium)
  • Trazodone Hydrochloride
  • Lipitor (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Crestor
When starting to take Zocor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Joint Swelling
  • Local Swelling
  • Pneumonia
  • Leukopenia
  • Depression
  • Hypertension
  • Dermatitis
  • Fatigue
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Suicidal Ideation, Neuralgia, Anxiety, Eyelid Oedema, Lip Swelling, Depression, Swollen Tongue, Asthenia, Constipation

This Depression Zocor side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from NL on May 10, 2013. A Female , 69 years of age, was treated with Zocor. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Neuralgia
  • Anxiety
  • Eyelid Oedema
  • Lip Swelling
  • Depression
  • Swollen Tongue
  • Asthenia
  • Constipation
. Zocor dosage: 1 Times Per 1 Days 40 Mg. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Aspirin (1 Times Per 1 Days 80 Mg)
  • Clomipramine Hydrochloride (1 Times Per 1 Days 25 Mg)
Micturition Disorder, Depression, Pain, Chronic Sinusitis, Pyrexia

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 58-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: hypertriglyceridaemia, who was treated with Zocor (dosage:20 Mg, Qd, start time: Apr 06, 2011), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Micturition Disorder
  • Depression
  • Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Pyrexia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zocor treatment in patients suffering from hypertriglyceridaemia, resulting in Depression.

Completed Suicide, Depression

A 62-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: blood cholesterol increased,major depression started Zocor treatment (dosage: 40 Mg, Unk) on 201110. Soon after starting Zocor treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Completed Suicide
  • Depression
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Mirtazapine (45 Mg, Unk)
  • Olanzapine (15 Mg, Unk)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zocor side effects, such as Depression.
Vision Blurred, Skin Depigmentation, Depression, Diplopia, Ear Discomfort, Pruritus, Hepatomegaly, Muscle Spasms

A female patient from GB was prescribed and started Zocor on Feb 06, 2013. Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: vision blurred, skin depigmentation, depression, diplopia, ear discomfort, pruritus, hepatomegaly, muscle spasms Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, weighting 106.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zocor dosage: 40 Mg, Unk. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Electrocardiogram Abnormal, Arterial Stenosis, Chest Pain, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Depression, Dyspepsia, Cardiac Septal Defect, Aortic Valve Incompetence

This report suggests a potential Zocor Depression 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 NS. Soon after starting Zocor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Electrocardiogram Abnormal
  • Arterial Stenosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Depression
  • Dyspepsia
  • Cardiac Septal Defect
  • Aortic Valve Incompetence
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Clonidine
  • Carvedilol (25 Mg, Bid)
  • Vicodin (Hydrocodone Bitartrate:5 Mg, Paracetamol:500mg, Prn)
  • Lexapro (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Qd)
  • Coreg
  • Aspirin (81 Mg, Bid)
  • Zanaflex (2 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Zocor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Electrocardiogram Abnormal, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Hypokinesia, Troponin Increased, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Arterial Stenosis, Dyspepsia, Depression, White Blood Cell Count Decreased

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Mar 29, 2012 by a Female taking Zocor (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 133.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: electrocardiogram abnormal, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, hypokinesia, troponin increased, acute myocardial infarction, arterial stenosis, dyspepsia, depression, white blood cell count decreased. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Qd)
  • Coreg
  • Lisinopril
The patient was hospitalized.
Depression, Anger, Delusion, Mania, Irritability, Mental Disorder

This Depression problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 48-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): blood cholesterol increased,cardiac disorder.On Feb 08, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Zocor (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Centrum Cardio
When commencing Zocor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Delusion
  • Mania
  • Irritability
  • Mental Disorder
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 Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Hypertension, Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Depression, Cerebrovascular Accident, Arterial Occlusive Disease, Blood Cholesterol Increased

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 57-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Zocor (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Toprol-xl
  • Synthroid
  • Crestor
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Hypertension
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Arterial Occlusive Disease
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
This opens a possibility that Zocor could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Depression

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jan 19, 2012. A patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 280.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zocor. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: depression. Zocor dosage: 1x Day. These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Stress Fracture, Depression, Femur Fracture, Back Pain, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Infection, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Arthritis, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 55-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: blood cholesterol increased,arrhythmia. The patient was prescribed Zocor (dosage: NA), which was started on Jun 01, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Toprol-xl
  • Vitamin E
When starting to take Zocor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Stress Fracture
  • Depression
  • Femur Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Discomfort
  • Infection
  • Low Turnover Osteopathy
  • Arthritis
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Hypotension, Psychiatric Symptom, Off Label Use, Dysstasia, Depression, Insomnia, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Malaise, Blood Pressure Decreased

This Depression Zocor side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Dec 05, 2011. A male , 65 years of age, weighting 195.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zocor. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Hypotension
  • Psychiatric Symptom
  • Off Label Use
  • Dysstasia
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Oxygen Saturation Decreased
  • Malaise
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
. Zocor dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Seroquel
  • Diovan
  • Celexa
  • Seroquel
  • Aspirin
  • Seroquel
  • Plavix
  • Atenolol
The patient was hospitalized.
Myocardial Infarction, Mitral Valve Disease, Cerebrovascular Accident, Atrial Fibrillation, Depression, Cardiac Failure Congestive

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Zocor (dosage:NA, start time: Dec 27, 2000), combined with:
  • Vioxx
  • Allegra
  • Clarinex
  • Lisinopril
  • Avandia (8mg Per Day)
  • Lisinopril
  • Amaryl
, and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Depression
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive
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 NA, resulting in Depression.
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Depression, Gait Disturbance, Myalgia

A 63-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GERMANY with the following symptoms: blood cholesterol increased,hypertension,cerebral ischaemia started Zocor treatment (dosage: NA) on Nov 01, 2010. Soon after starting Zocor treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  • Depression
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Myalgia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Losartan Potassium
  • Aspirin
  • Ramipril
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zocor side effects, such as Depression.
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.
Renal Failure, Injury, Anxiety, Fear, Pain, Psychiatric Symptom, Unevaluable Event, Depression

This report suggests a potential Zocor Depression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 71-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Zocor (dosage: 20 Mg, Hs) starting Mar 19, 2004. Soon after starting Zocor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Renal Failure
  • Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Fear
  • Pain
  • Psychiatric Symptom
  • Unevaluable Event
  • Depression
Drugs used concurrently:
  • 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
Although Zocor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Depression, Thirst, Disturbance In Attention, Nightmare, Insomnia, Thinking Abnormal, Self Esteem Decreased

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jun 17, 2011 by a male taking Zocor (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 170.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: depression, thirst, disturbance in attention, nightmare, insomnia, thinking abnormal, self esteem decreased. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Protonix (Unk)
  • Chantix (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Plavix (Unk)
  • Ferrous Sulfate Tab
  • Tamsulosin Hcl (Unk)
  • Folic Acid
  • Cymbalta (Unk)
Suicidal Ideation, Depression

This Depression problem was reported by a pharmacist from NETHERLANDS. A 46-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Mar 27, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Zocor (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Lithium Carbonate
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Amitriptyline Hydrochloride
  • Clomipramine Hydrochloride
  • Clozapine
  • Risperidone
When commencing Zocor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Depression
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anhedonia, Renal Injury, Cerebrovascular Accident, Cardiac Disorder, Organ Failure, Fear, Depression

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 72-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Zocor (dosage: 40 Mg, Hs) starting Apr 14, 2005. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Trasylol (1,000,000 Kallikrein Inhibitor Units Followed By Infusion Of 50 Cc/hr)
  • Trasylol (Unk)
  • Platelets (6 Packs Once)
  • Heparin (Unk)
  • Trasylol (1 Ml Initial Test Dose)
  • Plasma (2 U, Once)
  • Fentanyl (150 Microgram)
  • Altace (Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anhedonia
  • Renal Injury
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Cardiac Disorder
  • Organ Failure
  • Fear
  • Depression
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Zocor could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Multi-organ Failure, Anhedonia, Fear, Renal Injury, Anxiety, Pain, Depression, Emotional Disorder

This Depression 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 Depression Causes and Reviews


Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have Depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include

  • Feeling sad or "empty"
  • Loss of interest in favorite activities
  • Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all
  • Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much
  • Feeling very tired
  • Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty
  • Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum Depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder.

There are effective treatments for Depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


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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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