Simvastatin and Red face - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Red face 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 May, 03, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,312 people (1.67%) have Red Face


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Red face?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Red Face *:

  • < 1 month: 46.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Red Face when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 34.85 %
  • male: 65.15 %

Age of people who have Red Face when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.37 %
  • 30-39: 2.23 %
  • 40-49: 11.81 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 58.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (897 people, 38.80%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (451 people, 19.51%)
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (194 people, 8.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (164 people, 7.09%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (109 people, 4.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (1,442 people, 62.37%)
  • Aspirin (734 people, 31.75%)
  • Lisinopril (425 people, 18.38%)
  • Plavix (261 people, 11.29%)
  • Fish Oil (246 people, 10.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (434 people, 18.77%)
  • Feeling Hot (358 people, 15.48%)
  • Rashes (311 people, 13.45%)
  • Paraesthesia (287 people, 12.41%)
  • Nausea (172 people, 7.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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