simvastatin and Skin burning sensation - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin burning sensation is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High density lipoprotein decreased. This review analyzes which people have Skin burning sensation with drugs with ingredients of simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 212,895 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

212,895 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of simvastatin.
Among them, 460 people (0.22%) have Skin burning sensation


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on drugs with ingredients of simvastatin when people have Skin burning sensation *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 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 drugs with ingredients of simvastatin *:

  • female: 52.68 %
  • male: 47.32 %

Age of people who have Skin burning sensation when taking drugs with ingredients of simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.32 %
  • 30-39: 4.44 %
  • 40-49: 15.56 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 51.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (69 people, 15.00%)
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (41 people, 8.91%)
  • Hypothyroidism (22 people, 4.78%)
  • Diabetes (18 people, 3.91%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (17 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (238 people, 51.74%)
  • Aspirin (137 people, 29.78%)
  • Lisinopril (79 people, 17.17%)
  • Plavix (51 people, 11.09%)
  • Fish Oil (36 people, 7.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Skin Blushing/flushing (183 people, 39.78%)
  • Itching (152 people, 33.04%)
  • Rashes (134 people, 29.13%)
  • Paraesthesia (79 people, 17.17%)
  • Pain (49 people, 10.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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