A study for a 63 year old man who takes Losartan, Zocor - from FDA reports


1,461 males aged 63 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 63 year old male patient who has Hypertension, High Cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Nov, 14, 2018

1,461 males aged 63 (±5) who take Losartan, Zocor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Losartan, Zocor for a 63-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 63
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Hypertension, High Cholesterol
  • Drugs taken:
    • Losartan (losartan potassium)
    • Zocor (simvastatin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  2. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Balance disorder
  5. Dizziness
  6. Cardiac failure congestive
  7. Cerebral infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
  8. Angina unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable)
  9. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  10. General symptom
1 - 6 months:
  1. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  2. Muscle injury
  3. Pain
  4. Gait disturbance
  5. Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  6. Pain in extremity
  7. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)
  8. Constipation
  9. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  10. Acute pulmonary oedema (sudden deposit of fluid in the lung))
6 - 12 months:
  1. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  2. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  3. Back pain
  4. Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  5. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  6. Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  7. Adverse event
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  10. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  2. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  3. Depression
  4. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  5. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose)
  6. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  7. Transient ischaemic attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Abnormal dreams
  10. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  2. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  3. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  4. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  5. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose)
  6. Weakness
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Pain in extremity
  10. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  2. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  3. Subarachnoid haemorrhage (blood leaks into the space between two membranes that surround the brain)
  4. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  5. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  6. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  7. Ischaemic stroke (stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain)
  8. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)
  9. Loss of consciousness
  10. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
10+ years:
  1. Pancreatic carcinoma (pancreatic cancer)
  2. Gallbladder enlargement
  3. Fungal infection
  4. Mucosal inflammation (infection of mucous membrane)
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Nephrosclerosis (hardening of the kidney due to renovascular disease)
  7. Lung cancer metastatic (lung cancer spreads to other parts)
  8. Neoplasm progression (growth of tumour)
  9. Streptococcus test positive
  10. Prostate cancer
not specified:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Dizziness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Weakness
  6. Chest pain
  7. Pain
  8. Cardiac failure congestive
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Diabetes : 149 people, 10.20%
  2. Type 2 Diabetes : 115 people, 7.87%
  3. Pain : 75 people, 5.13%
  4. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 72 people, 4.93%
  5. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 71 people, 4.86%
  6. Cardiac Disorder : 65 people, 4.45%
  7. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 64 people, 4.38%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 59 people, 4.04%
  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 55 people, 3.76%
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 48 people, 3.29%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (265 people, 18.14%)
  2. Metformin (208 people, 14.24%)
  3. Lasix (167 people, 11.43%)
  4. Amlodipine (148 people, 10.13%)
  5. Furosemide (139 people, 9.51%)
  6. Plavix (127 people, 8.69%)
  7. Omeprazole (95 people, 6.50%)
  8. Lantus (94 people, 6.43%)
  9. Allopurinol (88 people, 6.02%)
  10. Fish Oil (87 people, 5.95%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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