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Review: Symbicort and Simvastatin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Symbicort and Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 947 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 7, 2014: 947 people who take Symbicort, Simvastatin are studied

Symbicort, Simvastatin outcomes

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Symbicort is effective100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
72.73%
(8 of 11 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
100.00%
(9 of 9 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
Simvastatin is effectiven/a60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
81.82%
(9 of 11 people)
7.14%
(1 of 14 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Common drug interactions Oedema Mouth
(20 reports)

Rash Macular
(16 reports)

Eye Swelling
(16 reports)

Cataract
(15 reports)

Diarrhoea
(8 reports)

Asthma
(3 reports)

Dyspnoea
(3 reports)

Exercise Tolerance Decreased
(3 reports)

Headache
(2 reports)

Condition Aggravated
(2 reports)

Frequent Headaches
(1 report)

Fibromyalgia
(1 report)

Abilify
(1 report)

Drug Ineffective
(1 report)

Asthma
(1 report)

Renal Failure Acute
(3 reports)

Hypotension
(3 reports)

Gastroenteritis Norovirus
(3 reports)

Tachycardia
(3 reports)

Dizziness
(2 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(4 reports)

Intentional Drug Misuse
(2 reports)

Hip Arthroplasty
(2 reports)

Sluggishness
(2 reports)

Tremor - Arms Or Hands
(2 reports)

Muscle Cramps Aggravated
(2 reports)

Extensive Interdialytic Weight Gain
(2 reports)

Simvastatin
(1 report)

Xopenex For Nebulizer
(1 report)

Levothyroxine
(1 report)

Fibromuscular Dysplasia
(2 reports)

Simvastatin
(1 report)

Levothyroxine
(1 report)

Symbicort
(1 report)

Xopenex For Nebulizer
(1 report)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Symbicort is effective46.15%
(12 of 26 people)
73.33%
(11 of 15 people)
Simvastatin is effective23.08%
(6 of 26 people)
72.22%
(13 of 18 people)

Drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Common drug interactions Dyspnoea
(210 reports)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(98 reports)

Arthralgia
(95 reports)

Fatigue
(91 reports)

Dizziness
(90 reports)

Dyspnoea
(167 reports)

Chest Pain
(67 reports)

Dizziness
(52 reports)

Pruritus
(47 reports)

Blood Glucose Increased
(47 reports)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Symbicort is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
64.29%
(9 of 14 people)
43.48%
(10 of 23 people)
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
41.67%
(10 of 24 people)

Drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Common drug interactions Convulsion
(3 reports)

Tachycardia
(2 reports)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(2 reports)

Swollen Tongue
(2 reports)

Enlarged Uvula
(2 reports)

n/an/aHypersensitivity
(2 reports)

Helicobacter Gastritis
(10 reports)

Carcinoembryonic Antigen Increased
(10 reports)

Iron Overload
(10 reports)

Lymphadenitis
(10 reports)

Trigeminal Neuralgia
(10 reports)

Anxiety
(40 reports)

Dizziness
(34 reports)

Dyspnoea
(34 reports)

Diarrhoea
(34 reports)

Chest Pain
(34 reports)

Dyspnoea
(51 reports)

Nausea
(39 reports)

Cough
(34 reports)

Dizziness
(26 reports)

Vomiting
(25 reports)

Dyspnoea
(229 reports)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(79 reports)

Dizziness
(71 reports)

Chest Pain
(63 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(61 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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