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Review: could Simvastatin cause Eye pain?

Summary: Eye pain is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 77,566 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 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 80,909 Simvastatin users)

Eye pain

Eye pain has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 13,631 Eye pain patients)

On May, 7, 2015: 77,553 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 196 people (0.25%) have Eye Pain.

Trend of Eye pain in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Eye pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eye pain0.00%64.29%21.43%7.14%0.00%0.00%7.14%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.57%6.29%32.57%56.57%

Severity of Eye pain when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye pain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eye pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Eye pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (46 people, 23.47%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (31 people, 15.82%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (25 people, 12.76%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (24 people, 12.24%)
  5. Breast cancer (24 people, 12.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (64 people, 32.65%)
  2. Protonix (44 people, 22.45%)
  3. Zometa (43 people, 21.94%)
  4. Omeprazole (40 people, 20.41%)
  5. Folic acid (40 people, 20.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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