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Review: Simvastatin and Lisinopril

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Simvastatin and Lisinopril. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,743 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,801 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of simvastatin reports

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 99,102 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of lisinopril reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 17,743 people who take Simvastatin, Lisinopril are studied

Simvastatin, Lisinopril outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Simvastatin (simvastatin)
- Lisinopril (lisinopril)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Simvastatin is effective23.08%
(3 of 13 people)
34.69%
(17 of 49 people)
52.00%
(26 of 50 people)
39.36%
(37 of 94 people)
47.83%
(77 of 161 people)
60.19%
(62 of 103 people)
74.47%
(35 of 47 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
Lisinopril is effective22.22%
(4 of 18 people)
38.10%
(24 of 63 people)
37.78%
(17 of 45 people)
40.70%
(35 of 86 people)
48.52%
(82 of 169 people)
55.12%
(70 of 127 people)
62.00%
(31 of 50 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
FatigueRhabdomyolysisRenal Failure AcuteRhabdomyolysisRhabdomyolysisRenal Failure AcuteFallNausea
MyalgiaMyalgiaRhabdomyolysisMyalgiaMyocardial InfarctionHypoglycaemiaFemur FracturePain
RhabdomyolysisBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedOsteomyelitisRenal Failure AcutePainConfusional StateTrigger FingerDyspnoea
Chest PainRenal Failure AcuteDiabetic Foot InfectionCardiac Failure CongestiveFatigueDehydrationFatigueFatigue
AstheniaAstheniaMyalgiaCoronary Artery DiseaseRenal Failure AcuteFatigueHeadacheDizziness
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedCoughSkin UlcerSkin UlcerOedema PeripheralDiarrhoeaWeight DecreasedMyocardial Infarction
Renal Failure AcuteFallCellulitisAstheniaMyalgiaInsomniaOsteoarthritisAsthenia
Cardiac ArrestDizzinessFatigueCerebrovascular AccidentInsomniaHypotensionDrug IneffectiveAnxiety
ArthralgiaMyocardial InfarctionAstheniaBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedMuscular WeaknessNauseaArthralgiaChest Pain
AnxietyHypertensionMalaiseAnxietyBack PainWeight DecreasedDrug HypersensitivityCardiac Failure Congestive

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Simvastatin is effective47.50%
(95 of 200 people)
51.08%
(165 of 323 people)
Lisinopril is effective48.87%
(108 of 221 people)
45.61%
(156 of 342 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaDyspnoea
PainMyocardial Infarction
FatigueNausea
DyspnoeaPain
AnxietyDizziness
DizzinessFatigue
FallAsthenia
AstheniaChest Pain
DiarrhoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
AnaemiaAnxiety

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
35.48%
(11 of 31 people)
35.71%
(35 of 98 people)
39.39%
(91 of 231 people)
29.82%
(119 of 399 people)
Lisinopril is effectiven/an/an/a45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
48.57%
(17 of 35 people)
40.78%
(42 of 103 people)
35.10%
(86 of 245 people)
26.64%
(114 of 428 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin NecrosisRhabdomyolysisCardiac ArrestPainAgitationMyocardial InfarctionNauseaPain
Peripheral IschaemiaSinus ArrhythmiaMultiple Drug Overdose IntentionalRenal Failure AcuteWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedAnxietyMyocardial InfarctionNausea
Chest PainHypovolaemiaFatigueComa Scale AbnormalChest PainPainFatigue
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedMuscular WeaknessHypotensionNeutrophil Count IncreasedNauseaDyspnoeaDyspnoea
AnosmiaHypotensionAstheniaOverdosePainAnxietyDizziness
MyositisHyponatraemiaPruritusPainDyspnoeaChest PainAsthenia
AgeusiaHyperglycaemiaDehydrationAnxietyDiabetes MellitusFatigueRenal Failure Acute
PallorHyperlipidaemiaInjuryDyspnoeaDizzinessDizzinessHypotension
DiarrhoeaHypertensionAnxietyDizzinessFatigueHeadacheCardiac Failure Congestive
Loss Of ConsciousnessNauseaRenal ImpairmentDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusCardiac Failure CongestiveFall

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Will taking simvistatin for dyslipidemia for 5 yrs cause my liver to ache/hurt?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Back Pain, Side Pain, and takes Simvastatin)
    Been taking simvastatin for about 5 yrs, but in the last 2-3 months have been experiencing ache and sometimes pain from my lower right front emanating around my right side and into my lower back, I have been tested for a possible urinary tract infection that came in negative, doctors are unsure of w ...

  • I have had two surgerys to remove cancer in my bladder and am on warfarin for my afib. my bladder cannot seem to heal. i have blood in my urine and intermitent burning at the end of my penis. will the
    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Afib, Bladder Cancer Stage I, With Cancer In Situ, and takes Cialis, Indomethacin, Digoxin, Carvedilol, Flomax, Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium)
    I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.

  • Am taking symbicort for copd, woke up with sinus discomfort, can i use fluticasone nasal spray
    (Asked by a 64 year old woman who has COPD, and takes Claritin Reditabs, CoQ10, Lovastatin, Tudorza Pressair, Lisinopril, Symbicort)
    Developing sinus infection. Can I use fluticasone nasal spray

  • When was this study made? can i sue merck?
    (Asked by a 63 year old woman who has Coma, Aneurysm In The Brain, and takes Simvastatin)
    I had a cerebral hemmorage and stroke. Was lucky and was at a major casino in Las Vegas. I had surgery through my groin to stop the bleed. I was then left in a coma for 2 months. When I started to wake up I could not move, eat, swallow, I did not know who I was or who my husband of 40 years were. I ...

  • Can long-term methadone use cause or increase the risk of colon cancer?
    (Asked by a 57 year old man who has Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, and takes Fluticasone Propionate, Finasteride, Doxazosin Mesylate, Acetaminophen, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Butrans, Sertraline, Omeprazole, Simvastatin, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Naproxen, Aspirin, Polyethylene Glycol 3350, Senna, Colace, Methadone Hydrochloride)
    I had a two-level spinal fusion at L4-S1 in 2000 after being injuried at work in Sept. 24, 1997. I lost everything after...the unjury, ability to do my job, my wife and family (couldn't take the strain) my home, my sense of self and purpose, direction and belonging...credit rating and ability to pay ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Lisinopril (lisinopril) 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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