Review: could Simvastatin cause Burning sensation?
Summary: 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.
We study 77,518 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 453 have Burning sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Burning sensation and more.
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Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,859 Simvastatin users)
Burning sensation has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 23,249 Burning sensation patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 77,499 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 453 people (0.58%) have Burning Sensation.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Burning sensation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Burning sensation||58.62%||20.69%||0.00%||10.34%||3.45%||6.90%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Burning sensation when taking Simvastatin * :
|Burning sensation||0.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.29%||2.87%||12.64%||25.86%||58.05% |
Severity of Burning sensation when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Burning sensation||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Burning sensation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Burning sensation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (68 people, 15.01%)
- Hypertension (37 people, 8.17%)
- Blood cholesterol (31 people, 6.84%)
- Pain (24 people, 5.30%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (18 people, 3.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (131 people, 28.92%)
- Niaspan (98 people, 21.63%)
- Lisinopril (73 people, 16.11%)
- Atenolol (52 people, 11.48%)
- Omeprazole (51 people, 11.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am in my 60's have been able to deal with acid reflux. I am 30 pounds overweight and need to lose weight because it is adding to increased acid reflux and now I get burning sensation in left breast when I belch.
I want to know if the burning is caused by acid reflux and mastitis? How do I deal with them both holistically? I know I have to lose weight but what foods/diet. I am also an extremely stressed person due to work and home.
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From this study (1 day ago):
This has been going on for years. Also had neck surgery in 2011 now my hands will go numb from time to time. also my feet and legs go numb also. Was diagnosed with DDD and also my knees with CMP. Do have that sensation of dizziness or like being "drunk" but I don't drink.
From this study (12 months ago):
This started one week ago, my basic labs are normal. I don't know what to do? It is allover my body, from head to toe! Please advice!
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