Review: could Zocor cause Plantar Fasciitis?


Summary

Plantar fasciitis is found among people who take Zocor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Hypercalcaemia . We study 63,946 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Plantar fasciitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Plantar fasciitis 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 65,290 users)

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis (painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, paraesthesia, hypersensitivity, high blood pressure (latest reports from 2,082 Plantar fasciitis patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

63,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor.
Among them, 89 people (0.14%) have Plantar Fasciitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zocor cause Plantar fasciitis?

Time on Zocor when people have Plantar Fasciitis *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Plantar Fasciitis when taking Zocor *:

  • female: 56.41 %
  • male: 43.59 %

Age of people who have Plantar Fasciitis when taking Zocor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.63 %
  • 40-49: 11.84 %
  • 50-59: 36.84 %
  • 60+: 48.68 %

Severity if Plantar Fasciitis when taking Zocor **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Plantar Fasciitis **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypercalcaemia (27 people)
  • Breast Cancer (21 people)
  • Arthritis (20 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (18 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (47 people)
  • Celebrex (44 people)
  • Zometa (40 people)
  • Levaquin (36 people)
  • Ambien (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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