Review: Stroke in Simvastatin
This is a review of Stroke by studying 71,932 people who take Simvastatin. We analyze: the time on Simvastatin when people have Stroke, age of these people, the severity of Stroke, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Simvastatin. The review is created by eHealthMe 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, high density lipoprotein abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Simvastatin include weakness, nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Nov, 28, 2013: 71,873 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,403 people (1.95%) have Stroke.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Stroke * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Stroke when taking Simvastatin * :
Severity of Stroke when taking Simvastatin ** :
How people recovered from Stroke ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (211 people, 15.04%)
- Product used for unknown indication (148 people, 10.55%)
- Diabetes mellitus (127 people, 9.05%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (90 people, 6.41%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (87 people, 6.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (507 people, 36.14%)
- Lisinopril (254 people, 18.10%)
- Omeprazole (207 people, 14.75%)
- Plavix (170 people, 12.12%)
- Furosemide (159 people, 11.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Starwriter: What is causing me to faint?
(for a 64 year old man who has Hot Flashes, Excessive Sweating, and takes Simvastatin, Lansoprazole, Amoxicillin And Clarithromycin)
The fainting comes after the hot flashes and sweating. I have had to stop driving because of this condition.
(Number of patients like Starwriter: 1,802)
- By Copper girl: Have problems on ketoconazole with copper toxicity? having hyperlipidemia.
(for a 41 year old woman who has Copper Toxicity, and takes Ketoconazole, Simvastatin)
I recently had a fungal infection and was put on ketoconazole. I then started having fatigue symptoms, digestive issues, heart palpitations, trouble breathing, skin issues, irritability beyond reasonable and severe headaches. Has anyone encountered this?
(Number of patients like Copper girl: 1,803)
- By N5DBC: I had a tia stroke. i was given norvasc, plavix, & benicar with aspirin. i'm having chest pains while on these meds. is this normal?
(for a 54 year old man who has Stroke, TIA, High Blood Pressure, and takes Plavix, Benicar, Norvasc)
I've been on the three drugs above only a few days. I'm feeling weak, @ wrung out. I'm also experiencing chest pain that goes all the way to the back. I feel better if I sit in a chair with a backing on it.
(Number of patients like N5DBC: 2,352)
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