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Review: Amlodipine and Simvastatin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine and Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,397 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Amlodipine (latest outcomes from 46,445 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,688 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 10,397 people who take Amlodipine, Simvastatin are studied

Amlodipine, Simvastatin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate)
- Simvastatin (simvastatin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Amlodipine is effective12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
29.73%
(11 of 37 people)
32.26%
(10 of 31 people)
37.78%
(17 of 45 people)
52.38%
(33 of 63 people)
57.50%
(23 of 40 people)
61.11%
(11 of 18 people)
n/a
Simvastatin is effective14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
23.08%
(6 of 26 people)
36.36%
(16 of 44 people)
54.10%
(33 of 61 people)
60.87%
(28 of 46 people)
80.95%
(17 of 21 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DyspnoeaRhabdomyolysisMyalgiaRhabdomyolysisHypertensionAnxietyIntervertebral Disc ProtrusionNausea
FatigueRenal FailureAnxietyDyspnoeaMyalgiaPainInjuryDyspnoea
Renal FailureGastrointestinal HaemorrhageHypertensionDizzinessAstheniaDyspnoeaWeight DecreasedPain
MyalgiaDizzinessChest PainChest PainDepressionCerebrovascular AccidentBlood Cholesterol IncreasedFatigue
RhabdomyolysisColitisDiabetes MellitusAstheniaMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial InfarctionInfectionChest Pain
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedOedema PeripheralInsomniaAnxietyArthralgiaRhabdomyolysisDrug IneffectiveAsthenia
PalpitationsMyalgiaAstheniaPain In ExtremityPainDepressionSciaticaAnxiety
DizzinessMyopathySkin UlcerRenal Failure AcuteInsomniaCardiac Failure CongestiveDepressionDizziness
Coronary Artery DiseaseChest PainAmnesiaMyalgiaMuscle AtrophyEmotional DistressFatigueMyocardial Infarction
Chest DiscomfortPancreatitisConstipationDepressionCardiac Failure CongestiveGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationFemur FractureOedema Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine is effective44.12%
(45 of 102 people)
43.57%
(61 of 140 people)
Simvastatin is effective40.43%
(38 of 94 people)
51.45%
(71 of 138 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaDyspnoea
PainPain
DyspnoeaChest Pain
FatigueMyocardial Infarction
FallCardiac Failure Congestive
AnxietyAsthenia
Oedema PeripheralRenal Failure
DizzinessAnxiety
AstheniaDizziness
Chest PainRenal Failure Acute

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amlodipine is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
17.86%
(5 of 28 people)
32.43%
(12 of 37 people)
25.00%
(15 of 60 people)
29.67%
(73 of 246 people)
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
12.50%
(3 of 24 people)
48.00%
(12 of 25 people)
31.03%
(18 of 58 people)
31.80%
(76 of 239 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
PneumoniaFaeces DiscolouredOsteoporosis NosHypotensionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedAnxietyNauseaDyspnoea
Renal ImpairmentDuodenal Ulcer HaemorrhageLymphangiomaAstheniaHypertensionPainPainNausea
InfectionDiarrhoeaBack PainDehydrationInsomniaDyspnoeaMyocardial InfarctionPain
PallorLoss Of ConsciousnessPyrexiaBlood Creatinine IncreasedCoughNauseaChest PainFatigue
HyperhidrosisGastrointestinal HaemorrhageHypertensive CrisisAbdominal PainDizzinessChest PainAnxietyAsthenia
Mitral Valve IncompetenceSyncopeVentricular HypertrophyGastrointestinal DisorderAngina PectorisDepressionRenal FailureFall
Haemoglobin DecreasedPruritus NosDehydrationPeritonitisSleep Apnoea SyndromeFatigueDyspnoeaDizziness
Fluid OverloadPurpura NosAlopeciaPharyngeal HaemorrhageCardiac Failure CongestiveDizzinessAstheniaChest Pain
Haematocrit DecreasedPallorHigh Turnover OsteopathyPulmonary CongestionDepressionMyocardial InfarctionDepressionRenal Failure
Pitting OedemaPancreatitis NosSkin NoduleHaemorrhageAbdominal Pain UpperPain In ExtremityFatigueRenal Failure Acute

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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