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. This review analyzes which people have Psoriasis with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 04, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 719 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: 58.58 %
  • male: 41.42 %

Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.75 %
  • 30-39: 3.74 %
  • 40-49: 10.47 %
  • 50-59: 31.96 %
  • 60+: 52.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (295 people, 41.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (171 people, 23.78%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (140 people, 19.47%)
  • Diabetes (93 people, 12.93%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (51 people, 7.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (321 people, 44.65%)
  • Enbrel (107 people, 14.88%)
  • Metformin (100 people, 13.91%)
  • Aspirin (88 people, 12.24%)
  • Lisinopril (79 people, 10.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (97 people, 13.49%)
  • Rashes (85 people, 11.82%)
  • Pain (79 people, 10.99%)
  • Joint Pain (70 people, 9.74%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (50 people, 6.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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