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Advil, Simvastatin for a 70-year old man

This is a personalized study for a 70 year old male patient who has Muscle Aches, Cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 542 male patients aged 70 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Advil (what 22,799 Advil users reported?) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is used in pain.

Simvastatin (what 80,725 Simvastatin users reported?) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

What are the conditions

Muscle aches (what 505,072 Muscle Aches patients reported?) can be treated by Flexeril, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Ibuprofen, Soma, Aleve, Skelaxin.

Cholesterol (what 453,856 Cholesterol patients reported?) can be treated by Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium.

On Jul, 23, 2014: 542 males aged 65 (±5) who take Advil, Simvastatin are studied

Advil, Simvastatin outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 65

Gender: male

Conditions: Muscle Aches, Cholesterol

Drugs taking:
- Advil (ibuprofen): used for < 1 month
- Simvastatin (simvastatin): used for 2 - 5 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among males aged 65 (±5) who take the drugs
SimvastatinThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Advil is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
VomitingKnee ArthroplastyRenal FailureAtrioventricular BlockMyalgiaRenal FailureErb's PalsyVomiting
Renal Failure AcuteMelaenaPleural EffusionBlood Urea AbnormalSimvastatinLung AdenocarcinomaNausea
DiarrhoeaHaematemesisLung AdenocarcinomaNeck PainPallorPleural EffusionRenal Failure Acute
HyperkalaemiaDisease ProgressionAtrioventricular Block Second DegreeAstheniaSleep DisorderAnxiety
HyponatraemiaOropharyngeal PainCoronary Artery DiseaseDisease ProgressionDiarrhoea
DyspnoeaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDepressionDepressionEmotional Distress
NauseaErythemaAggressionNasopharyngitisDizziness
Back PainPruritusMyocardial InfarctionFearDyspnoea
Chest DiscomfortFlushingFatiguePeptic UlcerInjury
AbasiaMyalgiaDuodenal UlcerEye InfectionFatigue

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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