Review: could Simvastatin cause Inflammation?
We study 77,401 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Inflammation. Find out below who they are, when they have Inflammation and more.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,744 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Inflammation (latest reports from 99,611 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, metastases to bone.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 266 people (0.34%) have Inflammation.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Inflammation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Inflammation when taking Simvastatin * :
Severity of Inflammation when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Inflammation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (42 people, 15.79%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (31 people, 11.65%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 8.27%)
- Depression (20 people, 7.52%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 6.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (77 people, 28.95%)
- Zometa (54 people, 20.30%)
- Folic acid (40 people, 15.04%)
- Omeprazole (38 people, 14.29%)
- Prednisone (30 people, 11.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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