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 Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Eye pain with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 142,404 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 24, 2017

142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 412 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: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.61 %
  • 30-39: 3.64 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 25.45 %
  • 60+: 65.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (36 people, 8.74%)
  • Glaucoma (34 people, 8.25%)
  • Dry Eyes (31 people, 7.52%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 7.04%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (25 people, 6.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (64 people, 15.53%)
  • Omeprazole (52 people, 12.62%)
  • Protonix (47 people, 11.41%)
  • Zometa (46 people, 11.17%)
  • Xanax (46 people, 11.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (97 people, 23.54%)
  • Vision Blurred (87 people, 21.12%)
  • Ocular Hyperaemia (77 people, 18.69%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 17.48%)
  • Joint Pain (64 people, 15.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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