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Review: could Simvastatin cause Arthritis?

We study 77,401 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 550 have Arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthritis and more.

Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,754 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Arthritis

Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) (latest reports from 211,330 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 550 people (0.71%) have Arthritis.

Trend of Arthritis in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Arthritis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Arthritis0.00%10.53%2.63%10.53%13.16%47.37%15.79%

Age of people who have Arthritis when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arthritis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.66%7.88%26.70%64.77%

Severity of Arthritis when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Arthritis0.00%28.57%42.86%28.57%

How people recovered from Arthritis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Arthritis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (125 people, 22.73%)
  2. Blood cholesterol (88 people, 16.00%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (84 people, 15.27%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (81 people, 14.73%)
  5. Pain (79 people, 14.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (166 people, 30.18%)
  2. Zocor (106 people, 19.27%)
  3. Prilosec (102 people, 18.55%)
  4. Nitroglycerin (96 people, 17.45%)
  5. Potassium chloride (84 people, 15.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • within one week of beginning simvastatin started itching on sides of face; neck; and chest.. within 1.5 weeks got red bumps on chest and neck. bumps are water filled.

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • I just started the simvastatin and vitamin d today. My throat is very sore and it was not before.

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • Hurts to get up. Mostly knee and mussel pain

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