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Review: could Simvastatin cause Eructation?

Summary: Eructation could be caused by Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 77,270 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 119 have Eructation. Find out below who they are, when they have Eructation and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,585 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Eructation

Eructation (release of gas from the digestive tract) (latest reports from 35,148 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 3, 2014: 77,313 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 119 people (0.15%) have Eructation. They amount to 0.34% of all the 35,037 people who have Eructation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Eructation in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Eructation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eructation0.00%37.50%12.50%25.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%

Age of people who have Eructation when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eructation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.08%22.03%72.88%

Severity of Eructation when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eructation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eructation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Eructation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (23 people, 19.33%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 17.65%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 10.08%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 7.56%)
  5. Depression (9 people, 7.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (35 people, 29.41%)
  2. Lisinopril (28 people, 23.53%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (17 people, 14.29%)
  4. Omeprazole (16 people, 13.45%)
  5. Xanax (16 people, 13.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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