Simvastatin and Itching - from FDA reports
Itching is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High density lipoprotein decreased. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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 Sep, 20, 2017
142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,967 people (2.08%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 31.4 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.84 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.95 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.05 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.74 %
- 10+ years: 5.23 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 53.36 %
- male: 46.64 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.09 %
- 10-19: 0.09 %
- 20-29: 0.75 %
- 30-39: 1.54 %
- 40-49: 6.76 %
- 50-59: 19.79 %
- 60+: 71.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (158 people, 5.33%)
- Diabetes (143 people, 4.82%)
- Pain (134 people, 4.52%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (122 people, 4.11%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (112 people, 3.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Niaspan (548 people, 18.47%)
- Aspirin (546 people, 18.40%)
- Lisinopril (354 people, 11.93%)
- Omeprazole (221 people, 7.45%)
- Metformin (195 people, 6.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (961 people, 32.39%)
- Skin Blushing/flushing (436 people, 14.69%)
- Fatigue (310 people, 10.45%)
- Pain (260 people, 8.76%)
- Urticaria (252 people, 8.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
User reviews to the study
I have been experiencing breast pain and tenderness for a couple of years sporadically and it is really getting me down. I have previously sought treatment to rule out breast cancer Andy all tests have previously come back clear. I have been taking Simvastatin and a previous cholesterol drug ...
I have been on Tamsulosin for almost 10 months. However, I have noticed in the last few weeks of itching. I have also noticed some rashes in my scrap. I just took a dose tonight and started noticing this weard sensation and feeling as if ants are crawling over me. I took a Benadryl to help ...
I had my gallbladder removed and had a problem with chronic diarrhea. I also have high cholesterol. My doctor put me on cholesterol medication called Welchol. At first, it was wonderful because it stopped me from having diarrhea so much. But now my skin itches everywhere even in my scalp.