Simvastatin and Skin burning sensation - from FDA reports
Skin burning sensation is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Skin burning sensation 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, 15, 2017
138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 348 people (0.25%) have Skin Burning Sensation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Skin Burning Sensation *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Skin Burning Sensation when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 52.07 %
- male: 47.93 %
Age of people who have Skin Burning Sensation when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.42 %
- 30-39: 3.75 %
- 40-49: 12.5 %
- 50-59: 29.58 %
- 60+: 53.75 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (155 people, 44.54%)
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (51 people, 14.66%)
- High Blood Pressure (46 people, 13.22%)
- Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (31 people, 8.91%)
- Hypothyroidism (20 people, 5.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Niaspan (184 people, 52.87%)
- Aspirin (97 people, 27.87%)
- Lisinopril (59 people, 16.95%)
- Plavix (38 people, 10.92%)
- Fish Oil (31 people, 8.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Skin Blushing/flushing (145 people, 41.67%)
- Itching (99 people, 28.45%)
- Rashes (89 people, 25.57%)
- Paraesthesia (62 people, 17.82%)
- Nausea (33 people, 9.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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