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Review: could Simvastatin cause Back pain?
We study 77,438 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,751 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,771 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Back pain (latest reports from 678,422 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 77,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,751 people (2.26%) have Back Pain.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||18.81%||25.74%||8.91%||11.88%||21.78%||6.93%||5.94% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Simvastatin * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.20%||0.20%||2.29%||9.83%||26.94%||60.54% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||4.76%||42.86%||42.86%||9.52% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||11.11%||0.00%||88.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (266 people, 15.19%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (194 people, 11.08%)
- Osteoporosis (177 people, 10.11%)
- Pain (151 people, 8.62%)
- Diabetes mellitus (131 people, 7.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (625 people, 35.69%)
- Lisinopril (320 people, 18.28%)
- Zometa (277 people, 15.82%)
- Prilosec (258 people, 14.73%)
- Vitamin d (217 people, 12.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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