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 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High density lipoprotein decreased. This review analyzes which people have Red face 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, 19, 2017
142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,330 people (1.64%) have Red face
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Red face *:
- < 1 month: 45.45 %
- 1 - 6 months: 45.45 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.03 %
- 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: 35.2 %
- male: 64.8 %
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: 2.21 %
- 40-49: 11.72 %
- 50-59: 26.68 %
- 60+: 59.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (451 people, 19.36%)
- Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (194 people, 8.33%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (109 people, 4.68%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (99 people, 4.25%)
- Diabetes (66 people, 2.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Niaspan (1,442 people, 61.89%)
- Aspirin (734 people, 31.50%)
- Lisinopril (425 people, 18.24%)
- Plavix (261 people, 11.20%)
- Fish Oil (248 people, 10.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (436 people, 18.71%)
- Feeling Hot (361 people, 15.49%)
- Rashes (317 people, 13.61%)
- Paraesthesia (289 people, 12.40%)
- Nausea (174 people, 7.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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