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 77,553 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 454 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 80,894 Simvastatin users)
Burning sensation has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 23,254 Burning sensation patients)
On Apr, 11, 2015: 77,532 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 454 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||56.67%||20.00%||0.00%||13.33%||3.33%||6.67%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Burning sensation when taking Simvastatin * :
|Burning sensation||0.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.29%||2.87%||12.89%||25.79%||57.88% |
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 ** :
|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, 14.98%)
- Hypertension (37 people, 8.15%)
- Blood cholesterol (31 people, 6.83%)
- Pain (24 people, 5.29%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 3.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (131 people, 28.85%)
- Niaspan (98 people, 21.59%)
- Lisinopril (73 people, 16.08%)
- Atenolol (52 people, 11.45%)
- Omeprazole (51 people, 11.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of SIMVASTATIN for a 78-year old woman with Lower Cholesterol. The patient has Pericardial Tamponade
- A study of side effects of Simvastatin for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- A study of drug interactions between Carvedilol, Ramipril, Simvastatin for a 88-year old man with Heart Disease, Heart Disease - Aging. The patient has Open Heart Surgery
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Glipizide, Vitamin D, Simvastatin, Carvedilol, Amlodipine Besylate, Tramadol, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Januvia for a 63-year old woman with Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Chronic Kidney Disease, High Blood Cholesterol, Pain - Bones, Depression, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Thigh Pain
- A study of side effects of Simvastatin for a 49-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides. The patient has Yellow Watery Chronic Diarhea
Recent Simvastatin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Nitroglycerin, Aspirin, Flagyl, Atenolol, Simvastatin for a 36-year old woman who has Infection
- Comparions of Simvastatin, Crestor for a 64-year old man who has High Blood Cholesterol
- Comparions of Benazepril Hydrochloride, Simvastatin for a 67-year old man who has High Cholesterol
- Comparions of Simvastatin, Buspar, Lisinopril, Aspirin, Toprol-xl for a 51-year old man who has Blood Pressure Increased
- Comparions of Garcinia Cambogi, Simvastatin for a 41-year old woman who has Lower Cholesterol
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