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Review: could Simvastatin cause Blood glucose increased?

We study 77,401 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,625 have Blood glucose increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood glucose increased and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,725 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Blood glucose increased

Blood glucose increased (latest reports from 438,604 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 77,379 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,625 people (2.10%) have Blood Glucose Increased. They amount to 0.37% of all the 438,603 people who have Blood Glucose Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood glucose increased in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Blood glucose increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood glucose increased21.05%31.58%7.89%13.16%10.53%13.16%2.63%

Age of people who have Blood glucose increased when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood glucose increased0.08%0.00%0.08%0.83%2.80%7.27%25.28%63.66%

Severity of Blood glucose increased when taking Simvastatin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood glucose increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (338 people, 20.80%)
  2. Hypertension (290 people, 17.85%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (236 people, 14.52%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (190 people, 11.69%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (142 people, 8.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (594 people, 36.55%)
  2. Metformin hcl (345 people, 21.23%)
  3. Lisinopril (340 people, 20.92%)
  4. Lantus (232 people, 14.28%)
  5. Furosemide (227 people, 13.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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