Simvastatin and Red face - from FDA reports
Red face 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 Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 2,290 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.
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Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 135,923 users)
Red face has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,580 Red face patients).
On Jan, 24, 2017
129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,290 people (1.77%) have Red Face
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Red Face *:
- < 1 month: 45.45 %
- 1 - 6 months: 48.48 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.03 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Red Face when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 34.57 %
- male: 65.43 %
Age of people who have Red Face when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.3 %
- 30-39: 2.26 %
- 40-49: 11.69 %
- 50-59: 26.7 %
- 60+: 59.05 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (895 people, 39.08%)
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (451 people, 19.69%)
- Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (194 people, 8.47%)
- High Blood Pressure (160 people, 6.99%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (106 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Niaspan (1,442 people, 62.97%)
- Aspirin (734 people, 32.05%)
- Lisinopril (425 people, 18.56%)
- Plavix (261 people, 11.40%)
- Fish Oil (245 people, 10.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (432 people, 18.86%)
- Feeling Hot (357 people, 15.59%)
- Rashes (308 people, 13.45%)
- Paraesthesia (287 people, 12.53%)
- Nausea (166 people, 7.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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