Review: could Simvastatin cause Ringing in the ears?
We study 77,392 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 325 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,725 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Ringing in the ears
Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 115,041 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 77,379 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 323 people (0.42%) have Ringing In The Ears. They amount to 0.28% of all the 114,913 people who have Ringing In The Ears on eHealthMe.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Ringing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ringing in the ears||16.67%||11.90%||14.29%||16.67%||26.19%||14.29%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Simvastatin * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.76%||7.20%||26.89%||65.15% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||7.41%||59.26%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (67 people, 20.74%)
- Multiple myeloma (46 people, 14.24%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (31 people, 9.60%)
- Blood cholesterol (27 people, 8.36%)
- Diarrhoea (25 people, 7.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (81 people, 25.08%)
- Zometa (59 people, 18.27%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (54 people, 16.72%)
- Celebrex (49 people, 15.17%)
- Protonix (49 people, 15.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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