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Review: Simvastatin and Valerian

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Simvastatin and Valerian. 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, 4, 2014: 5 people who reported to have interactions when taking Simvastatin, Valerian are studied

Trend of Simvastatin, Valerian's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (7418321)

Drug combinations in study:
- Simvastatin (simvastatin)
- Valerian (valerian)

eHealthMe real world results:

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)5
Blood Immunoglobulin G Decreased4
Encephalitis Herpes (inflammation of the brain due to herpes infection)4
Blood Immunoglobulin M Decreased4
Lung Disorder (lung disease)4
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)2
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)2
Hypersensitivity2
Depression2
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)2

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

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

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Simvastatin0.000.000.000.000.00
Valerian0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood pressure increased
  2. Emphysema
  3. Unevaluable event
  4. Polyarthritis
  5. Blood cholesterol increased

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Felodipine
  2. Zopiclone
  3. Zofran
  4. Spironolactone
  5. Electrolyte solutions

* 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. Valerian (valerian) is often used to treat insomnia. 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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    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 ...

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    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 ...

  • Loss of taste & recovery
    Condition appeared upon use of Simvastatin. Mostly corrected by liberal use of MSG.

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