Review: could Zocor cause Neuropathy Peripheral?


Neuropathy peripheral is found among people who take Zocor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 63,946 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA and social media. Among them, 708 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.

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Zocor has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zocor 64,408 users)

Neuropathy Peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, oedema peripheral, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 31,380 Neuropathy peripheral patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

63,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor.
Among them, 708 people (1.11%) have Neuropathy Peripheral

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zocor cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Time on Zocor when people have Neuropathy Peripheral *:

  • < 1 month: 9.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.31 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.48 %
  • 10+ years: 4.92 %

Gender of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Zocor *:

  • female: 47.33 %
  • male: 52.67 %

Age of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Zocor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.34 %
  • 20-29: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 4.46 %
  • 40-49: 13.04 %
  • 50-59: 22.47 %
  • 60+: 58.83 %

Severity if Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Zocor **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Neuropathy Peripheral **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (96 people)
  • Hypertension (78 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (71 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (68 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (62 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (212 people)
  • Zometa (198 people)
  • Aredia (198 people)
  • Neurontin (182 people)
  • Lipitor (175 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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