Review: could Simvastatin cause Eye Pain?


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 Hypertension . We study 93,793 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 241 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 94,390 users)

Eye Pain

Eye pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drowsiness, stress and anxiety, hypersensitivity (latest reports from 15,402 Eye pain patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

93,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 241 people (0.26%) 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: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

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

  • female: 69.46 %
  • male: 30.54 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.97 %
  • 30-39: 3.86 %
  • 40-49: 5.8 %
  • 50-59: 30.43 %
  • 60+: 58.94 %

Severity if Eye Pain when taking Simvastatin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Eye Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (58 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (41 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (32 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (24 people)
  • Breast Cancer (23 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (63 people)
  • Omeprazole (51 people)
  • Zometa (45 people)
  • Protonix (45 people)
  • Folic Acid (44 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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