Review: could Simvastatin cause Blood Glucose Increased?


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 Diabetes mellitus . We study 93,793 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,869 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 98,710 users)

Blood Glucose Increased

Blood glucose increased has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, weakness, diarrhea, blood glucose decreased (latest reports from 72,717 Blood glucose increased patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

93,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,869 people (1.99%) 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: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 2.08 %

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

  • female: 47.07 %
  • male: 52.93 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.07 %
  • 20-29: 0.88 %
  • 30-39: 2.93 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 24.35 %
  • 60+: 64.01 %

Severity if Blood Glucose Increased when taking Simvastatin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Blood Glucose Increased **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (368 people)
  • Hypertension (327 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (280 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (211 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (158 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (477 people)
  • Lisinopril (402 people)
  • Metformin Hcl (344 people)
  • Lantus (264 people)
  • Metformin (251 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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