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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 77,499 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

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,843 Simvastatin users)

Burning sensation

Burning sensation has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 23,243 Burning sensation patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 77,477 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 453 people (0.58%) have Burning Sensation.

Trend of Burning sensation in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Burning sensation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Burning sensation58.62%20.69%0.00%10.34%3.45%6.90%0.00%

Age of people who have Burning sensation when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Burning sensation0.29%0.00%0.00%0.29%2.87%12.64%25.86%58.05%

Severity of Burning sensation when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Burning sensation0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Burning sensation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Burning sensation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (68 people, 15.01%)
  2. Hypertension (37 people, 8.17%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (31 people, 6.84%)
  4. Pain (24 people, 5.30%)
  5. Blood triglycerides increased (18 people, 3.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (131 people, 28.92%)
  2. Niaspan (98 people, 21.63%)
  3. Lisinopril (73 people, 16.11%)
  4. Atenolol (52 people, 11.48%)
  5. Omeprazole (51 people, 11.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 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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