Zocor and Neuropathy peripheral - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Zometa, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 70,551 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA. Among them, 804 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.

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Zocor

Zocor has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zocor 72,289 users)

Neuropathy Peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 54,036 Neuropathy peripheral patients).

On Feb, 14, 2017

70,551 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor.
Among them, 804 people (1.14%) have Neuropathy Peripheral


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zocor cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Time on Zocor when people have Neuropathy Peripheral *:

  • < 1 month: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.79 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

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

  • female: 47.92 %
  • male: 52.08 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 4.45 %
  • 40-49: 12.12 %
  • 50-59: 22.24 %
  • 60+: 59.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (136 people, 16.92%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (108 people, 13.43%)
  • Depression (100 people, 12.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (85 people, 10.57%)
  • Sleep Disorder (74 people, 9.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (227 people, 28.23%)
  • Aredia (223 people, 27.74%)
  • Aspirin (219 people, 27.24%)
  • Neurontin (203 people, 25.25%)
  • Lipitor (181 people, 22.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (295 people, 36.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (292 people, 36.32%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (228 people, 28.36%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (227 people, 28.23%)
  • Weakness (224 people, 27.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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