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Review: could Simvastatin cause Inflammation?

Summary: Inflammation 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 High blood pressure.

We study 77,499 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

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,843 Simvastatin users)

Inflammation

Inflammation has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 19,556 Inflammation patients)

On Jan, 22, 2015: 77,499 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 266 people (0.34%) have Inflammation.

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
Inflammation28.57%35.71%7.14%14.29%0.00%14.29%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%3.85%9.83%25.21%61.11%

Severity of Inflammation when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Inflammation0.00%50.00%50.00%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, 15.79%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (31 people, 11.65%)
  3. Osteoporosis (22 people, 8.27%)
  4. Depression (20 people, 7.52%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 6.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (77 people, 28.95%)
  2. Zometa (54 people, 20.30%)
  3. Folic acid (40 people, 15.04%)
  4. Omeprazole (38 people, 14.29%)
  5. Prednisone (30 people, 11.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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