Simvastatin and Burning sensation - from FDA reports
Burning sensation is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Burning sensation with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 13, 2017
138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 774 people (0.56%) have Burning Sensation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Burning Sensation *:
- < 1 month: 62.07 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.59 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.45 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Burning Sensation when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 61.38 %
- male: 38.62 %
Age of people who have Burning Sensation when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.16 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.16 %
- 30-39: 2.28 %
- 40-49: 10.91 %
- 50-59: 25.9 %
- 60+: 60.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (274 people, 35.40%)
- High Blood Pressure (104 people, 13.44%)
- Diabetes (59 people, 7.62%)
- Pain (55 people, 7.11%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (46 people, 5.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (134 people, 17.31%)
- Niaspan (101 people, 13.05%)
- Lisinopril (95 people, 12.27%)
- Lyrica (83 people, 10.72%)
- Omeprazole (80 people, 10.34%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (161 people, 20.80%)
- Pain (146 people, 18.86%)
- Paraesthesia (135 people, 17.44%)
- Pain In Extremity (130 people, 16.80%)
- Itching (114 people, 14.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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