Review: could Simvastatin cause Leg Pain?


Summary

Leg pain 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 Fish Oil, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 96,878 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 131,416 users)

Leg Pain

Leg pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, back pain, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 969 Leg pain patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

96,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 18 people (0.02%) have Leg Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Leg pain?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Leg Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 5.56 %

Gender of people who have Leg Pain when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 55.56 %
  • male: 44.44 %

Age of people who have Leg Pain when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Severity if Leg Pain when taking Simvastatin **:

  • least: 5.56 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 27.78 %
  • most severe: 22.22 %

How people recovered from Leg Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 44.44%)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people, 22.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Cholesterol (3 people, 16.67%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Omeprazole (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Fish Oil (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Amlodipine Besylate (2 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Numbness In Hands Or Feet (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Groin Pain (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Flushing (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Eye Pain (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Allergy To Chemicals (1 person, 5.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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