Simvastatin and Back pain - from FDA reports
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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Back pain with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 142,404 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 30, 2017
142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 3,088 people (2.17%) have Back pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Back pain *:
- < 1 month: 18.72 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.36 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.68 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.3 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.49 %
- 10+ years: 7.66 %
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 59.35 %
- male: 40.65 %
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.04 %
- 10-19: 0.16 %
- 20-29: 0.37 %
- 30-39: 2.21 %
- 40-49: 8.2 %
- 50-59: 25.58 %
- 60+: 63.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (278 people, 9.00%)
- Pain (256 people, 8.29%)
- Diabetes (204 people, 6.61%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (187 people, 6.06%)
- Depression (166 people, 5.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (554 people, 17.94%)
- Lisinopril (402 people, 13.02%)
- Zometa (324 people, 10.49%)
- Prilosec (315 people, 10.20%)
- Omeprazole (272 people, 8.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (765 people, 24.77%)
- Pain In Extremity (738 people, 23.90%)
- Fatigue (721 people, 23.35%)
- Weakness (654 people, 21.18%)
- Joint Pain (638 people, 20.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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