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 Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Inflammation with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 142,404 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 26, 2017

142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 462 people (0.32%) have Inflammation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Inflammation?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Inflammation *:

  • < 1 month: 8.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 32.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
  • 10+ years: 23.53 %

Gender of people who have Inflammation when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 59.83 %
  • male: 40.17 %

Age of people who have Inflammation when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.26 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.78 %
  • 30-39: 2.59 %
  • 40-49: 8.81 %
  • 50-59: 27.46 %
  • 60+: 60.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (76 people, 16.45%)
  • Pain (48 people, 10.39%)
  • Depression (37 people, 8.01%)
  • Osteoporosis (35 people, 7.58%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (24 people, 5.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (74 people, 16.02%)
  • Zometa (69 people, 14.94%)
  • Humira (58 people, 12.55%)
  • Omeprazole (51 people, 11.04%)
  • Folic Acid (51 people, 11.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (118 people, 25.54%)
  • Fatigue (79 people, 17.10%)
  • Joint Pain (77 people, 16.67%)
  • Back Pain (77 people, 16.67%)
  • Pain In Extremity (76 people, 16.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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