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 High blood cholesterol . We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 680 have Psoriasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Psoriasis 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 135,923 users)

Psoriasis

Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) has been reported by people with psoriasis, psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 164,226 Psoriasis patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 680 people (0.53%) have Psoriasis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Psoriasis?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Psoriasis *:

  • < 1 month: 51.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.35 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Psoriasis when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 57.96 %
  • male: 42.04 %

Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.78 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 10.2 %
  • 50-59: 32.35 %
  • 60+: 53.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (285 people, 41.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (164 people, 24.12%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (130 people, 19.12%)
  • Diabetes (90 people, 13.24%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (49 people, 7.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (313 people, 46.03%)
  • Enbrel (100 people, 14.71%)
  • Metformin (94 people, 13.82%)
  • Aspirin (88 people, 12.94%)
  • Lisinopril (79 people, 11.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (91 people, 13.38%)
  • Rashes (84 people, 12.35%)
  • Pain (74 people, 10.88%)
  • Joint Pain (68 people, 10.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (49 people, 7.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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