Simvastatin and Arthritis - from FDA reports
Arthritis is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Arthritis with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 142,404 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 19, 2017
142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,021 people (0.72%) have Arthritis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Arthritis *:
- < 1 month: 6.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.75 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.28 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.2 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.95 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.39 %
- 10+ years: 27.87 %
Gender of people who have Arthritis when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 65.03 %
- male: 34.97 %
Age of people who have Arthritis when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.13 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.13 %
- 30-39: 1.33 %
- 40-49: 7.69 %
- 50-59: 25.07 %
- 60+: 65.65 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (132 people, 12.93%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (121 people, 11.85%)
- Diabetes (115 people, 11.26%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (98 people, 9.60%)
- Osteoporosis (79 people, 7.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (179 people, 17.53%)
- Nexium (164 people, 16.06%)
- Prilosec (154 people, 15.08%)
- Lisinopril (130 people, 12.73%)
- Zocor (120 people, 11.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (244 people, 23.90%)
- Fatigue (235 people, 23.02%)
- Back Pain (235 people, 23.02%)
- Joint Pain (215 people, 21.06%)
- Pain In Extremity (213 people, 20.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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