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Review: Simvastatin and Garcinia Cambogia

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

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What are the drugs

Simvastatin (what 80,754 Simvastatin users reported?) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

Garcinia cambogia (what 220 Garcinia Cambogia users reported?) has active ingredients of garcinia. It is used in weight loss.

On Sep, 9, 2014: 10 people who take Simvastatin, Garcinia Cambogia are studied

Simvastatin, Garcinia Cambogia outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Simvastatin (simvastatin)
- Garcinia Cambogia (garcinia)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Garcinia Cambogia is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/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
Weight LossWeight Lossn/an/an/an/an/aDiabetes Mellitus
Pain In ExtremityPain In ExtremityOedema Peripheral
Weight Increased
Fatigue
Tachycardia
Muscular Weakness
Paraesthesia
Respiratory Failure

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Simvastatin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Garcinia Cambogia is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Diabetes MellitusParaesthesia
Oedema PeripheralRespiratory Failure
Weight IncreasedMuscular Weakness
Tachycardia
Fatigue
Pain In Extremity
Weight Loss

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Garcinia Cambogia is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aDiabetes Mellitusn/aWeight Loss
Oedema PeripheralPain In Extremity
Weight Increased
Fatigue
Tachycardia
Muscular Weakness
Paraesthesia
Respiratory Failure

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I started taking garcinia cabbogia to lose weight hoping that would decrease foot pain. I lost 13 pounds in 6 weeks, then has a T.I.A. and started taking simvastatin. I have gained 4 pounds back in3 weeks.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Garcinia Cambogia (garcinia) is often used to treat obesity. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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