Simvastatin and Skin burning sensation (expanded source)
Skin burning sensation is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High density lipoprotein decreased. This review analyzes which people have Skin burning sensation with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 146,808 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA and eHealthme, and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
146,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 352 people (0.24%) have Skin burning sensation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Skin burning sensation *:
- < 1 month: 57.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Skin burning sensation when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 52.34 %
- male: 47.66 %
Age of people who have Skin burning sensation when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.41 %
- 30-39: 3.7 %
- 40-49: 12.35 %
- 50-59: 29.22 %
- 60+: 54.32 %
Severity of Skin burning sensation *:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 0.0 %
- severe: 100 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
How people recovered from Skin burning sensation *:
- while on drug: 0.0 %
- after off the drug: 0.0 %
- not yet: 100 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (51 people, 14.49%)
- Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (31 people, 8.81%)
- Hypothyroidism (20 people, 5.68%)
- Diabetes (16 people, 4.55%)
- Depression (15 people, 4.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Niaspan (184 people, 52.27%)
- Aspirin (97 people, 27.56%)
- Lisinopril (59 people, 16.76%)
- Plavix (38 people, 10.80%)
- Fish Oil (31 people, 8.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Skin Blushing/flushing (145 people, 41.19%)
- Itching (100 people, 28.41%)
- Rashes (89 people, 25.28%)
- Paraesthesia (63 people, 17.90%)
- Nausea (34 people, 9.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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