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A study for a 71-year old man who takes Advil, Simvastatin

Summary: 542 male patients aged 71 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 71 year old male patient who has Muscle Aches, Cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 30, 2015: 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 on eHealthMe
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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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You are not alone! Join a related support group:
- support group for people who have Cholesterol
- support group for people who have Muscle Aches
- support group for people who take Advil
- support group for people who take Simvastatin

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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