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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 5 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 3, 2014: 5 people who reported to have interactions when taking Simvastatin, Garcinia Cambogia are studied

Trend of Simvastatin, Garcinia Cambogia's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (9109271)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Simvastatin, Garcinia Cambogia:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)5
Weight Increased5
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)5
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)4
Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)4
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)3
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)3
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)2
Guillain-barre Syndrome (the body's immune system attacks itself peripheral nervous system connects to skin)2
Weight Loss2

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Simvastatin, Garcinia Cambogia:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
None.

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Simvastatin0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%
Garcinia Cambogia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression
  2. Blood cholesterol increased
  3. Weight loss
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Psoriasis

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fluoxetine
  2. Enbrel
  3. Atenolol
  4. Furosemide
  5. Ciprofloxacin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 weight loss. 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:

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 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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  • Lump in throat, swallowing problems, reflux
    After 3 months, my total cholesterol went way down, but developed terrible throat problems. Like an ever-present lump that made it difficult to swallow. At night, discomfort with acid going up and down my throat all night, making it hard to sleep and breathe. Stopped taking Simvastatin on my own ...

  • Garcinia cambogia warning
    After using this product for less than I week, I found myself in the hospital for 8 days undergoing surgery for a complete bowel obstruction that my surgeon says was caused by using this product. Warning - don't make the same mistake I made!

  • Simvastatin caused diseases
    Took simvastatin for five years, Developed autoimmune disease, diabetes, myopathy, loss of sight and hearing, seborrheic dermatitis, fibromyalgia, drug induced lupus, tingling in feet and arms, fluid in head, pressure in head, numbness in face, ringing in ears, itchy ears and anus, photo sensitivity ...

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