Review: could Simvastatin cause Skin burning sensation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 225 have Skin burning sensation. See who they are, when they have Skin burning sensation 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.
Skin burning sensation
Skin burning sensation (latest reports from 38,689 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, high blood pressure, low density lipoprotein increased, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 72,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 264 people (0.37%) have Skin Burning Sensation. They amount to 0.68% of all the 38,689 people who have Skin Burning Sensation.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Skin burning sensation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin burning sensation||50.00%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Skin burning sensation when taking Simvastatin * :
|Skin burning sensation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.79%||13.16%||30.00%||51.05% |
Severity of Skin burning sensation when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin burning sensation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin burning sensation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin burning sensation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (67 people, 25.38%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (42 people, 15.91%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (25 people, 9.47%)
- Low density lipoprotein increased (20 people, 7.58%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 7.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (175 people, 66.29%)
- Aspirin (130 people, 49.24%)
- Lisinopril (54 people, 20.45%)
- Plavix (32 people, 12.12%)
- Fish oil (24 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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ive been taking 40 mg daily lisinopril and 20 mg of simvastisin, and fish oil and flax seed oil and 1/2 aspirin [162 mg] for over a month now i have experienced severe shoulder, arm, wrist and hand pain, swollen fingers, and skin burning sensation. my left face including my eyelid is numb and uncomfortable. Advil nor Tylenol barley touch the pain if at all. after some unsuccessful tries, i got some relief using oxycodiene. i have decided to eat strictly organic, to avoid all gmo foods and greatly limit sweets. no dairy. i drink org soy, org rice, or org almond milk
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