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Review: could Simvastatin cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?

We study 77,401 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,984 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,744 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 377,209 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,984 people (2.56%) have Red Face.

Trend of Red face in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Red face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Red face25.00%30.00%5.00%5.00%20.00%10.00%5.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face0.00%0.00%0.00%0.43%2.51%13.08%25.30%58.67%

Severity of Red face when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Red face10.00%60.00%30.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Red face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Red face16.67%0.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (454 people, 22.88%)
  2. High density lipoprotein decreased (396 people, 19.96%)
  3. Blood triglycerides increased (210 people, 10.58%)
  4. Low density lipoprotein increased (173 people, 8.72%)
  5. Hypertension (136 people, 6.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (1,430 people, 72.08%)
  2. Aspirin (1,012 people, 51.01%)
  3. Lisinopril (378 people, 19.05%)
  4. Plavix (235 people, 11.84%)
  5. Fish oil (206 people, 10.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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