Simvastatin and Back pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Back pain is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Back pain with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 12, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 3,036 people (2.2%) have Back Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Back pain?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 19.49 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.24 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.8 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.86 %
  • 10+ years: 7.63 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 59.22 %
  • male: 40.78 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.37 %
  • 30-39: 2.2 %
  • 40-49: 8.24 %
  • 50-59: 25.67 %
  • 60+: 63.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (811 people, 26.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (489 people, 16.11%)
  • Osteoporosis (273 people, 8.99%)
  • Pain (252 people, 8.30%)
  • Diabetes (200 people, 6.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (554 people, 18.25%)
  • Lisinopril (402 people, 13.24%)
  • Zometa (323 people, 10.64%)
  • Prilosec (313 people, 10.31%)
  • Omeprazole (272 people, 8.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (757 people, 24.93%)
  • Pain In Extremity (729 people, 24.01%)
  • Fatigue (712 people, 23.45%)
  • Weakness (647 people, 21.31%)
  • Joint Pain (624 people, 20.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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