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Review: Doxepin and Simvastatin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Doxepin and Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 409 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 1, 2014: 409 people who reported to have interactions when taking Doxepin Hydrochloride, Simvastatin are studied

Trend of Doxepin Hydrochloride, Simvastatin's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4808181)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Doxepin Hydrochloride, Simvastatin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Anxiety190
Blood Cholesterol Increased155
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)150
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)142
Pain113
Pain In Extremity106
Chest Pain103
Depression101
Fall98
Back Pain88

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Doxepin Hydrochloride, Simvastatin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)14
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)14
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)12
Constipation10
Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)9
Pain In Extremity8
Hip Fracture8
Hepatic Cirrhosis Nos (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue)6
Diarrhoea Nos6
Cholestasis (a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum)6

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Doxepin Hydrochloride0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%
Simvastatin0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression
  2. Hypertension
  3. Pain
  4. Breast cancer metastatic
  5. Sleep disorder

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel
  2. Doxepin hcl
  3. Zocor
  4. Aspirin
  5. Lisinopril

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Doxepin Hydrochloride (doxepin hydrochloride) is often used to treat insomnia. Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood pressure. 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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