Review: could Simvastatin cause Inflammation?
Summary: Inflammation could be caused by Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 77,270 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 (latest outcomes from 80,585 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Inflammation (latest reports from 98,693 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, metastases to bone.
On Apr, 6, 2014: 77,313 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 97,395 people who have Inflammation on eHealthMe.
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, 15.85%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (31 people, 11.70%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 8.30%)
- Depression (19 people, 7.17%)
- Pain (18 people, 6.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (77 people, 29.06%)
- Zometa (54 people, 20.38%)
- Folic acid (40 people, 15.09%)
- Omeprazole (38 people, 14.34%)
- Prednisone (30 people, 11.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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