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Review: taking Doxepin and Simvastatin together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Doxepin and Simvastatin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Doxepin and Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 422 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Doxepin hydrochloride has active ingredients of doxepin hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 767 Doxepin hydrochloride users)

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,859 Simvastatin users)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 421 people who take Doxepin Hydrochloride, Simvastatin are studied

Doxepin Hydrochloride, Simvastatin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Doxepin Hydrochloride (doxepin hydrochloride)
- Simvastatin (simvastatin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Doxepin Hydrochloride is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
MyopathyColitis CollagenousRhabdomyolysisPseudoporphyriaConstipationSplenomegalyn/aNausea
ConstipationAnxietyInfluenzaVision BlurredFatigueCholelithiasisPain In Extremity
DysstasiaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationRhinitisSyncopeMuscular WeaknessFallDepression
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating PolyradiculoneuropathyEmotional DistressVirus Culture PositiveBalance DisorderPain In ExtremityAstheniaDyspnoea
Gait DisturbancePainRashHip FractureCerebrovascular AccidentChest Pain
Muscle SpasmsCholelithiasisPharyngolaryngeal PainDyspnoeaCholestasisBlood Cholesterol Increased
TremorHepatobiliary Scan AbnormalMyocardial InfarctionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiarrhoea NosFall
Drug DependenceFibromyalgiaPruritusBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDyspnoeaPain
Headache NosNauseaDizzinessHepatic Cirrhosis NosAnxiety
SomnolenceCondition AggravatedDiabetic RetinopathyDisorientationBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Doxepin Hydrochloride is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
Simvastatin is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DyspnoeaDepression
NauseaFatigue
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedMyalgia
DizzinessNausea
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusChest Pain
HeadacheAsthenia
Myocardial InfarctionArthralgia
Pain In ExtremityVision Blurred
Oedema PeripheralPain
VomitingPost-traumatic Stress Disorder

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Doxepin Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationDepressionType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusNausea
Emotional DistressType 2 Diabetes MellitusBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDyspnoeaOedema Peripheral
Hepatobiliary Scan AbnormalDyspnoeaHyperlipidaemiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDyspnoea
AnxietySomnolenceHeadachePain In ExtremityAsthenia
CholelithiasisDizzinessUrinary Tract InfectionSkin CancerPain In Extremity
PainAbdominal PainDehydrationBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDizziness
Cholecystitis ChronicDehydrationSomnolenceObesityFatigue
HeadacheDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlNeurofibromaFall
Diabetic RetinopathyDizzinessMusculoskeletal DisorderVision Blurred
Diabetic KetoacidosisHyperprolactinaemiaArthralgiaPain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Doxepin and Simvastatin?

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Doxepin and Simvastatin
- support group for people who take Doxepin Hydrochloride
- support group for people who take Simvastatin

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    My mom was prescribed simvastatin to reduce her cholesterol. Within a couple of weeks taking it she complained about muscle pain in her back to her doc. Doc said it was normal. She continued to take the statin until the pain moved down her leg to her calf. She had a blood test and the doc told her to stop taking it. She did but the pain is still there (more than a year).
    My mom believes her sciatic pain is directly related to her use of the statin.
    She's been off it for more than a year. Has the statin permanently damaged her?
    What can she do besides the PT that she has been doing?
    Thanks.
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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Doxepin Hydrochloride (doxepin hydrochloride) is often used to treat insomnia. Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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