Review: could Simvastatin cause Burning sensation?
We study 77,401 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 (latest outcomes from 80,744 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Burning sensation (latest reports from 122,002 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 453 people (0.59%) 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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