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Review: could Simvastatin cause Skin burning sensation?
We study 77,438 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 (latest outcomes from 80,754 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Skin burning sensation
Skin burning sensation (latest reports from 43,540 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, high blood pressure, low density lipoprotein increased, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 264 people (0.34%) 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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From this study (2 years ago):
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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