Serax and Zocor drug interactions - from FDA reports

Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Serax and Zocor together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39 people who take Serax and Zocor from FDA, and is updated regularly.



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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on oxazepam and simvastatin (the active ingredients of Serax and Zocor, respectively), and Serax and Zocor (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Serax?

Serax has active ingredients of oxazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Serax 1,309 users)

What is Zocor?

Zocor has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zocor 78,131 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 14, 2019

39 people who take Serax, Zocor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Serax and Zocor drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:

n/a

6 - 12 months:

n/a

1 - 2 years:

n/a

2 - 5 years:

n/a

5 - 10 years:
  1. Asthenia (weakness)
  2. Chest pain
  3. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus)
  4. Hepatic enzyme increased
  5. Intervertebral disc protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)
  6. Myalgia (muscle pain)
  7. Pain in extremity
  8. Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve)
10+ years:

n/a

not specified:
  1. Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)
  2. Pleural effusion (water on the lungs)
  3. Pleuropericarditis (inflammation of the pleura and pericardium)
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Pneumonia aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)
  6. Polysubstance dependence
  7. Postmenopausal haemorrhage (post-menopausal bleeding)
  8. Procedural complication
  9. Productive cough
  10. Pulmonary oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  1. Delirium tremens (a psychotic condition typical of withdrawal in chronic alcoholics)
  2. Endometrial cancer
  3. Endometrial cancer stage i
  4. Endometrial hyperplasia (enlargement of uterus wall)
  5. Fall
  6. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  7. General physical health deterioration (weak health status)
  8. Leukocytosis (increased white blood cells)
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  10. Metastases to ovary (cancer spreads to ovary)
male:
  1. Blood creatinine increased
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Angina pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
  4. Asthenia (weakness)
  5. Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  6. Coronary artery disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
  7. Cough
  8. Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic (pancreatic cancer- metastatic)
  9. Pulmonary congestion (congestion in the lungs)
  10. Pyrexia (fever)

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:

n/a

10-19:

n/a

20-29:

n/a

30-39:
  1. Leukocytosis (increased white blood cells)
  2. Pharyngolaryngeal pain
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  5. Aphonia (inability to produce voice)
  6. Cough
40-49:
  1. Cough
  2. Pulmonary congestion (congestion in the lungs)
  3. Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  4. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  5. Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  6. Delirium tremens (a psychotic condition typical of withdrawal in chronic alcoholics)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  8. Drug dependence
  9. Dysarthria (speech disorder)
  10. Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)
50-59:
  1. Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
60+:
  1. Blood creatinine increased
  2. Blood potassium increased
  3. Acute hepatic failure
  4. Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  5. Adenocarcinoma pancreas (cancer of pancreas)
  6. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
  7. Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  8. Benign breast neoplasm (benign (non-cancerous) tumours of the breast)
  9. Cardiopulmonary failure (cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract)
  10. Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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