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Review: could Simvastatin cause Inflammation?

We study 77,392 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 265 have Inflammation. Find out below who they are, when they have Inflammation and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,712 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Inflammation

Inflammation (latest reports from 99,571 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, metastases to bone.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 77,379 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 265 people (0.34%) have Inflammation. They amount to 0.27% of all the 99,541 people who have Inflammation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Inflammation in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Inflammation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Inflammation23.08%38.46%7.69%15.38%0.00%15.38%0.00%

Age of people who have Inflammation when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Inflammation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.86%9.87%24.89%61.37%

Severity of Inflammation when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Inflammation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Inflammation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Inflammation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (42 people, 15.85%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (31 people, 11.70%)
  3. Osteoporosis (22 people, 8.30%)
  4. Depression (19 people, 7.17%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 6.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (77 people, 29.06%)
  2. Zometa (54 people, 20.38%)
  3. Folic acid (40 people, 15.09%)
  4. Omeprazole (38 people, 14.34%)
  5. Prednisone (30 people, 11.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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