Review: could Simvastatin cause Ringing in the ears?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 18, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 72,153 people who take Simvastatin. Among them, 297 have Ringing in the ears. See who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,527 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Simvastatin include weakness, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Ringing in the ears
Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 109,604 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 72,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 297 people (0.41%) have Ringing In The Ears.
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||17.50%||12.50%||15.00%||17.50%||27.50%||10.00%||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%||0.78%||7.45%||26.27%||65.49% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||8.00%||60.00%||32.00%||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 (59 people, 19.87%)
- Multiple myeloma (43 people, 14.48%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 10.10%)
- Blood cholesterol (25 people, 8.42%)
- Diarrhoea (24 people, 8.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (77 people, 25.93%)
- Zometa (52 people, 17.51%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (49 people, 16.50%)
- Protonix (44 people, 14.81%)
- Celebrex (44 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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