Simvastatin and Myalgia - from FDA reports
Myalgia is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hyperlipidaemia. This review analyzes which people have Myalgia 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, 21, 2017
142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 4,805 people (3.37%) have Myalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Myalgia *:
- < 1 month: 22.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.2 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.47 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.6 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.12 %
- 10+ years: 4.52 %
Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 45.34 %
- male: 54.66 %
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.05 %
- 10-19: 0.03 %
- 20-29: 0.25 %
- 30-39: 1.59 %
- 40-49: 9.9 %
- 50-59: 22.77 %
- 60+: 65.39 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hyperlipidaemia (320 people, 6.66%)
- Osteoporosis (149 people, 3.10%)
- Depression (114 people, 2.37%)
- Pain (87 people, 1.81%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (75 people, 1.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (578 people, 12.03%)
- Amlodipine (290 people, 6.04%)
- Lisinopril (285 people, 5.93%)
- Lipitor (282 people, 5.87%)
- Omeprazole (258 people, 5.37%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (1,230 people, 25.60%)
- Fatigue (1,030 people, 21.44%)
- Joint Pain (828 people, 17.23%)
- Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (516 people, 10.74%)
- Pain In Extremity (488 people, 10.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Heavy legs, numb feet, better in AM and worsens during day and abates a bit in the evening. Was taking 500 mg daily, now 3x weakly, but tapering off a bit now because Hb and WBC less than optimal at present. Symptoms abating slightly on lower dosage. Also severe cramps in AM.
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