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 96,881 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,912 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 131,416 users)

Blood Glucose Increased

Blood glucose increased has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, rashes, weakness, malaise (latest reports from 104,935 Blood glucose increased patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

96,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,912 people (1.97%) 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: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.33 %
  • 10+ years: 2.04 %

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

  • female: 47.48 %
  • male: 52.52 %

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: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 7.71 %
  • 50-59: 24.07 %
  • 60+: 64.36 %

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 (383 people, 20.03%)
  • Hypertension (335 people, 17.52%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (291 people, 15.22%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (216 people, 11.30%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (162 people, 8.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (488 people, 25.52%)
  • Lisinopril (414 people, 21.65%)
  • Metformin Hcl (354 people, 18.51%)
  • Lantus (269 people, 14.07%)
  • Metformin (263 people, 13.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (253 people, 13.23%)
  • Weight Decreased (230 people, 12.03%)
  • Fatigue (219 people, 11.45%)
  • Diarrhoea (206 people, 10.77%)
  • Dyspnoea (204 people, 10.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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