Simvastatin and Eye pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Eye pain is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 371 have Eye pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye pain and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 135,928 users)

Eye Pain

Eye pain has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, dry eyes, glaucoma, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 22,821 Eye pain patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 371 people (0.29%) have Eye Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Eye pain?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Eye Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 76.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Eye Pain when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 67.95 %
  • male: 32.05 %

Age of people who have Eye Pain when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 3.65 %
  • 40-49: 4.65 %
  • 50-59: 25.91 %
  • 60+: 65.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (120 people, 32.35%)
  • High Blood Pressure (85 people, 22.91%)
  • Diabetes (32 people, 8.63%)
  • Glaucoma (31 people, 8.36%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people, 7.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (64 people, 17.25%)
  • Omeprazole (52 people, 14.02%)
  • Protonix (47 people, 12.67%)
  • Zometa (46 people, 12.40%)
  • Folic Acid (45 people, 12.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (84 people, 22.64%)
  • Vision Blurred (80 people, 21.56%)
  • Ocular Hyperaemia (71 people, 19.14%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (67 people, 18.06%)
  • Joint Pain (64 people, 17.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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