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 77,518 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 has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,859 Simvastatin users)
Inflammation has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 19,566 Inflammation patients)
On Feb, 23, 2015: 77,518 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Lexapro, Lamictal, Prilosec, Simvastatin, Niaspan, Levoxyl, Actos, Januvia, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 64-year old man with Abdominal Pain Lower, Anxiety Disorder, Mood Disorder, Gerd, Hypercholesterolemia, High Trigylycerides, Hypothyroidism - Primary, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Diabetes. The patient has Low Platelet Count
- A study of side effects of Simvastatin for a 67-year old woman with Cholesterol Embolization Syndrome. The patient has Swine Flu (an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses)
- A study of drug interactions between Simvastatin, Lisinopril for a 36-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Lightheadedness
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Lipidil, Simvastatin, Metformin, Valproate Sodium, Seroquel for a 59-year old man with Low Thyroid, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes, Bipolar Mania. The patient has Sleep Apnea, Anaemia, Red Blood Cell Count, Neutrophil Count Decreased
- A study of drug interactions between Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate And MSM, Celebrex, Simvastatin, Lisinopril for a 66-year old man with Joint Pain, Lower Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Erection Problems
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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