Simvastatin and Psoriasis - from FDA reports


Summary

Psoriasis 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 Humira, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Psoriasis 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, 746 people (0.52%) have Psoriasis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Psoriasis?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Psoriasis *:

  • < 1 month: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Psoriasis when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 58.96 %
  • male: 41.04 %

Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.73 %
  • 30-39: 3.84 %
  • 40-49: 10.6 %
  • 50-59: 31.63 %
  • 60+: 53.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (145 people, 19.44%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (51 people, 6.84%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (48 people, 6.43%)
  • Depression (47 people, 6.30%)
  • Hypothyroidism (41 people, 5.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (326 people, 43.70%)
  • Metformin (110 people, 14.75%)
  • Enbrel (108 people, 14.48%)
  • Aspirin (88 people, 11.80%)
  • Lisinopril (79 people, 10.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (101 people, 13.54%)
  • Rashes (87 people, 11.66%)
  • Pain (80 people, 10.72%)
  • Joint Pain (71 people, 9.52%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 6.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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