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
1 - 6 months:
  1. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  2. Muscle injury
  3. Pain
  4. Gait disturbance
  5. Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
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)
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)
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)
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)
10+ years:
  1. Pancreatic carcinoma (pancreatic cancer)
  2. Gallbladder enlargement
  3. Fungal infection
  4. Mucosal inflammation (infection of mucous membrane)
  5. Diarrhea
not specified:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Dizziness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Weakness

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%

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%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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