Simvastatin and Blood glucose increased - from FDA reports


Summary

Blood glucose increased is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 2,517 have Blood glucose increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood glucose increased 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 135,928 users)

Blood Glucose Increased

Blood glucose increased has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 108,460 Blood glucose increased patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,517 people (1.94%) have Blood Glucose Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Blood glucose increased?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Blood Glucose Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 3.33 %

Gender of people who have Blood Glucose Increased when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 48.12 %
  • male: 51.88 %

Age of people who have Blood Glucose Increased when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.05 %
  • 20-29: 0.88 %
  • 30-39: 2.75 %
  • 40-49: 7.62 %
  • 50-59: 23.02 %
  • 60+: 65.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (621 people, 24.67%)
  • Diabetes (527 people, 20.94%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (495 people, 19.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (440 people, 17.48%)
  • Depression (111 people, 4.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (493 people, 19.59%)
  • Metformin (433 people, 17.20%)
  • Lisinopril (414 people, 16.45%)
  • Lantus (378 people, 15.02%)
  • Furosemide (247 people, 9.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (315 people, 12.51%)
  • Fatigue (293 people, 11.64%)
  • Nausea (291 people, 11.56%)
  • Weight Decreased (286 people, 11.36%)
  • Drug Ineffective (243 people, 9.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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