Who have Arthritis with Simvastatin?


Summary

Arthritis is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 96,904 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 751 have Arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthritis and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 135,855 users)

Arthritis

Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 86,620 Arthritis patients).

On Nov, 29, 2016

96,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 751 people (0.77%) have Arthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Arthritis?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Arthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 23.08 %

Gender of people who have Arthritis when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 62.91 %
  • male: 37.09 %

Age of people who have Arthritis when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.39 %
  • 40-49: 8.7 %
  • 50-59: 25.91 %
  • 60+: 63.83 %

Severity of Arthritis **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 28.57 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 28.57 %

How people recovered from Arthritis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (177 people, 23.57%)
  • Nexium (145 people, 19.31%)
  • Prilosec (144 people, 19.17%)
  • Lisinopril (129 people, 17.18%)
  • Zocor (116 people, 15.45%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Simvastatin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (170 people, 22.64%)
  • Pain (103 people, 13.72%)
  • Diabetes (101 people, 13.45%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (95 people, 12.65%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (67 people, 8.92%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (197 people, 26.23%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (190 people, 25.30%)
  • Fatigue (189 people, 25.17%)
  • Back Pain (187 people, 24.90%)
  • Depression (183 people, 24.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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