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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 Omeprazole, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 77,553 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 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 80,894 Simvastatin users)

Leg pain

Leg pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 1,087 Leg pain patients)

On Apr, 6, 2015: 77,532 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 16 people (0.02%) have Leg Pain.

Trend of Leg pain in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Leg pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg pain12.50%0.00%0.00%31.25%31.25%18.75%6.25%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%37.50%50.00%

Severity of Leg pain when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg pain0.00%43.75%31.25%25.00%

How people recovered from Leg pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood cholesterol (6 people, 37.50%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. High blood pressure (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Cholesterol (3 people, 18.75%)
  5. Gerd (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (3 people, 18.75%)
  2. Fish oil (3 people, 18.75%)
  3. Vitamin d (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Plavix (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Zyrtec (2 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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