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Review: could Simvastatin cause Skin burning sensation?

Summary: Skin burning sensation is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 77,532 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 264 have Skin burning sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin burning sensation and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,878 Simvastatin users)

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. (latest reports from 6,042 Skin burning sensation patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 77,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 264 people (0.34%) have Skin Burning Sensation.

Trend of Skin burning sensation in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Skin burning sensation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin burning sensation50.00%33.33%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Skin burning sensation when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin burning sensation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.79%13.16%30.00%51.05%

Severity of Skin burning sensation when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin burning sensation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin burning sensation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin burning sensation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (67 people, 25.38%)
  2. High density lipoprotein decreased (42 people, 15.91%)
  3. Blood triglycerides increased (25 people, 9.47%)
  4. Low density lipoprotein increased (20 people, 7.58%)
  5. Hypertension (19 people, 7.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (175 people, 66.29%)
  2. Aspirin (130 people, 49.24%)
  3. Lisinopril (54 people, 20.45%)
  4. Plavix (32 people, 12.12%)
  5. Fish oil (24 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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