Simvastatin and Rashes - from FDA reports


Summary

Rashes 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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Rashes 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 Sep, 21, 2017

142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 4,901 people (3.44%) have Rashes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Rashes?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Rashes *:

  • < 1 month: 33.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.07 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.4 %
  • 10+ years: 9.73 %

Gender of people who have Rashes when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 52.77 %
  • male: 47.23 %

Age of people who have Rashes when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 0.38 %
  • 30-39: 1.71 %
  • 40-49: 8.15 %
  • 50-59: 19.86 %
  • 60+: 69.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (287 people, 5.86%)
  • Pain (250 people, 5.10%)
  • Diabetes (246 people, 5.02%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (227 people, 4.63%)
  • Depression (200 people, 4.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (766 people, 15.63%)
  • Lisinopril (510 people, 10.41%)
  • Omeprazole (387 people, 7.90%)
  • Amlodipine (329 people, 6.71%)
  • Metformin (325 people, 6.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (962 people, 19.63%)
  • Fatigue (539 people, 11.00%)
  • Weakness (486 people, 9.92%)
  • Pain (483 people, 9.86%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (474 people, 9.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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