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Review: could Simvastatin cause Leg pain?

We study 77,438 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,754 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Leg pain

Leg pain (latest reports from 2,918 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 13 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 pain15.38%0.00%0.00%30.77%23.08%23.08%7.69%

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%7.69%46.15%46.15%

Severity of Leg pain when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg pain0.00%46.15%30.77%23.08%

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 (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. High blood pressure (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Cholesterol (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Gerd (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (3 people, 23.08%)
  2. Fish oil (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Vitamin d (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Zoloft (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Ambien (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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