Review: Eructation in Simvastatin
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 10, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Eructation (Belching) by studying 71,932 people who take Simvastatin. We analyze: the time on Simvastatin when people have Eructation, age of these people, the severity of Eructation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Simvastatin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Simvastatin include weakness, nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Eructation (elease of gas from the digestive tract) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis.
On Dec, 10, 2013: 71,932 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 104 people (0.14%) have Eructation.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Eructation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Eructation when taking Simvastatin * :
Severity of Eructation when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Eructation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (23 people, 22.12%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (19 people, 18.27%)
- Product used for unknown indication (15 people, 14.42%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 9.62%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 8.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (32 people, 30.77%)
- Lisinopril (24 people, 23.08%)
- Lasix (15 people, 14.42%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (14 people, 13.46%)
- Xanax (14 people, 13.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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