Simvastatin and Inflammation - from FDA reports


Summary

Inflammation is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Inflammation with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 30, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 426 people (0.31%) have Inflammation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Inflammation?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Inflammation *:

  • < 1 month: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 24.24 %

Gender of people who have Inflammation when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 59.48 %
  • male: 40.52 %

Age of people who have Inflammation when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 2.54 %
  • 40-49: 9.32 %
  • 50-59: 28.53 %
  • 60+: 58.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (126 people, 29.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (81 people, 19.01%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (68 people, 15.96%)
  • Pain (46 people, 10.80%)
  • Depression (37 people, 8.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (74 people, 17.37%)
  • Zometa (67 people, 15.73%)
  • Humira (57 people, 13.38%)
  • Omeprazole (51 people, 11.97%)
  • Folic Acid (51 people, 11.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (115 people, 27.00%)
  • Back Pain (75 people, 17.61%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (74 people, 17.37%)
  • Fatigue (74 people, 17.37%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 16.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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