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A study for a 62-year old woman who takes Simvastatin, Apple Cider Vinegar

Summary: 2 female patients aged 62 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 62 year old female patient who has Lower cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,843 Simvastatin users)

Apple cider vinegar has active ingredients of apple cider vinegar. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from 52 Apple cider vinegar users)

What are the conditions

Lower cholesterol can be treated by Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium. (latest reports from 171,582 Lower Cholesterol patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 2 females aged 58 (±5) who take Simvastatin, Apple Cider Vinegar are studied

Simvastatin, Apple Cider Vinegar outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 58

Gender: female

Conditions: Lower cholesterol

Drugs taking:
- Simvastatin - 20MG (simvastatin)

Comments from or about the patient: Are there negative side-effects?
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Apple Cider VinegarThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Apple Cider Vinegar is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/aCarbohydrate Craving (a desire to have carbohydrate)Itching Scarn/an/an/aInjection Site Pain
Short-term Memory LossPetechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)
Skin Spots - Aging (spot on skin with ageing)Heat Cramps (muscle spasms that result from loss of large amount of salt and water through exercise)
Joint Sprain (an injury to joint surrounding flexible fibres)Short-term Memory Loss
Heat Cramps (muscle spasms that result from loss of large amount of salt and water through exercise)Skin Injury
Itching ScarCarbohydrate Craving (a desire to have carbohydrate)
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)Joint Sprain (an injury to joint surrounding flexible fibres)
Skin InjurySkin Spots - Aging (spot on skin with ageing)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Lower Cholesterol
- support group for people who take Apple Cider Vinegar
- support group for people who take Simvastatin

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Will taking simvistatin for dyslipidemia for 5 yrs cause my liver to ache/hurt?
    Been taking simvastatin for about 5 yrs, but in the last 2-3 months have been experiencing ache and sometimes pain from my lower right front emanating around my right side and into my lower back, I have been tested for a possible urinary tract infection that came in negative, doctors are unsure of what could be going on at this point, I am suspicious of the simvastatin affecting my liver but am not sure because of the long time I have been using it and not experiencing any problem until now
  • When was this study made? can i sue merck?
    I had a cerebral hemmorage and stroke. Was lucky and was at a major casino in Las Vegas. I had surgery through my groin to stop the bleed. I was then left in a coma for 2 months. When I started to wake up I could not move, eat, swallow, I did not know who I was or who my husband of 40 years were. I had to be taught everything over again. I had intense therapy. Physical, speech, cognitive, etc. It was over a year before I caught swallow soft food under supervision. Over a year before I was able to learn how to transfer from my bed to a wheelchair. I lost over 2 years of my life. I am now still recovery but I do have a quality of life that they told me I would never have. I was 2 weeks before my 60 birthday and the only drug I every took was Simvastian. Which was a very common drug I thought was harmless. My story was even published in my local newspaper.

    CAN WE FORM A CLASS ACTION SUIT???
  • Have people on pravstatin experienced muscle cramps on the same level as those taking zocor?
    experience severe thigh cramps often when using Zocor.

    afraid to start using pravastatin and wonder if pravastatin would cause the same
  • Is it safe to take garcinia cambogia extract while taking simvastatin 20mg
    No other health problems besides high blood pressure
  • While on cymbalta does an occasional alcohol drink affect the patient as far as memory loss?
    Just wondering, having approximately two to three alcohol drinks per month, would that increase or cause short term or long term memory loss while taking the Cymbalta? I am taking 120 mg. once a day. Does that seem like a lot?

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  • My chest begin after walking or cycling at a heart rate of 90-95 bpm for 5 minutes
    and increase in intensity for 10 minutes and a heart rate 100-105. The chest pains
    subside gradually and disappear after 5 more minutes of continued walking or cycling.

    I had the same condition before taking Folic acid and Methotrexate.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Itching worse at night

    Reply

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  • Moderate libido decrease for the past year.

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