Amlodipine and Simvastatin drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Amlodipine and Simvastatin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine and Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,602 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Amlodipine

Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine 99,164 users)

Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 135,928 users)

On Jan, 29, 2017

17,602 people who take Amlodipine, Simvastatin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amlodipine and Simvastatin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • myalgia
  • fatigue
  • renal failure acute
  • renal failure
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • depression
  • pneumonia
  • muscular weakness
1 - 6 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • hypertension
  • myalgia
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • local swelling
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
6 - 12 months:
  • myalgia
  • alveolitis
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • muscular weakness
  • diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal pain
  • alopecia
  • androgenetic alopecia
  • myositis
  • transaminases increased
1 - 2 years:
  • myalgia
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • gait disturbance
  • dizziness
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • paraesthesia
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • cough
2 - 5 years:
  • arthralgia
  • muscle atrophy
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac disorder
  • disturbance in attention
5 - 10 years:
  • dyspnoea
  • myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • pain in extremity
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • arthralgia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cardiac arrest
10+ years:
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • cough
  • arthralgia
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • fall
  • injury
  • pain in extremity
  • arthritis
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • renal failure acute
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • myocardial infarction
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pneumonia
  • renal impairment
  • accident
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
  • atelectasis
  • blood chloride increased
  • bronchoalveolar lavage abnormal
  • cardiac failure
  • cold sweat
2-9:
  • cardiac valve disease
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • diarrhoea
  • duodenal ulcer haemorrhage
  • faeces discoloured
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • loss of consciousness
  • pallor
  • paralysis
  • syncope
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • fall
  • malaise
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • brain stem glioma
  • cerebrovascular accident
20-29:
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • lung infiltration
  • metabolic acidosis
  • renal failure
  • renal tubular necrosis
  • fall
30-39:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cough
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • blood creatinine increased
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • muscular weakness
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
40-49:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • myocardial infarction
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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