Review: Skin burning sensation in Simvastatin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 14, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Skin burning sensation by studying 71,932 people who take Simvastatin. We analyze: the time on Simvastatin when people have Skin burning sensation, age of these people, the severity of Skin burning sensation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Simvastatin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, blood cholesterol decreased, hyperlipidaemia, coronary heart disease. Commonly reported side effects of Simvastatin include weakness, nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Skin burning sensation
Skin burning sensation has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, high blood pressure, low density lipoprotein increased, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 71,932 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 225 people (0.31%) 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%||4.35%||13.04%||28.57%||54.04% |
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 * :
- Product used for unknown indication (121 people, 53.78%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (63 people, 28.00%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (36 people, 16.00%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (23 people, 10.22%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 8.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (156 people, 69.33%)
- Aspirin (113 people, 50.22%)
- Lisinopril (51 people, 22.67%)
- Plavix (27 people, 12.00%)
- Fish oil (22 people, 9.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am a 63 year old male, generally in good health and active.
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