Review: could Simvastatin cause Burning sensation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 72,153 people who take Simvastatin. Among them, 452 have Burning sensation. See who they are, when they have Burning sensation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,527 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Simvastatin include weakness, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Burning sensation (latest reports from 115,430 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 72,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 452 people (0.63%) 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||60.71%||21.43%||0.00%||10.71%||3.57%||3.57%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Burning sensation when taking Simvastatin * :
|Burning sensation||0.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.29%||2.88%||12.68%||25.94%||57.93% |
Severity of Burning sensation when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Burning sensation||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Burning sensation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (68 people, 15.04%)
- Hypertension (37 people, 8.19%)
- Blood cholesterol (31 people, 6.86%)
- Pain (24 people, 5.31%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (18 people, 3.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (131 people, 28.98%)
- Niaspan (98 people, 21.68%)
- Lisinopril (73 people, 16.15%)
- Atenolol (52 people, 11.50%)
- Omeprazole (51 people, 11.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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