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Simvastatin

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ATC Code: C10AA01

Side effects

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Upper respiratory tract infection Upper respiratory tract infection 2.1% - 9% 1.9% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Headache Headache 1% - 7.4% 1.2% - 5.1% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Abdominal pain Abdominal pain 0.9% - 8.9% 0.6% - 5.8% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Gastrointestinal pain Abdominal pain 0.9% - 8.9% 0.6% - 5.8% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Bronchitis Bronchitis 6.6% 6.3% x x x x x x x x x x x
Constipation Constipation 2.2% - 29.1% 1.2% - 1.6% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Atrial fibrillation Atrial fibrillation 5.7% 5.1% x x x x x x x x x x
Nausea Nausea 0.4% - 10.1% 0.6% - 1.9% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Gastritis Gastritis 4.9% 3.9% x x x x x x x x x x
Eczema Eczema 0.8% - 4.5% 0.8% - 3% x x x x x x x x x x x x
Vertigo Vertigo 4.5% 4.2% x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus 4.2% 3.6% x x x x x x x x x
Endocrine disorder Endocrine disorder 4.2% 3.6% x x x x x x x x x x
Insomnia Insomnia 0.5% - 4% 0% - 3.8% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Musculoskeletal disorder Musculoskeletal disorder 3.7% 3.2% x x x x x x x x x x
Infection Infection 3.2% 3.1% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Oedema Oedema 2.7% 2.3% x x x x x x x x x x x
Swelling Swelling 2.7% 2.3% x x x x x x x x x x x
Sinusitis Sinusitis 2.3% 1.8% x x x x x x x x x x
Flatulence Flatulence 0.9% - 14.5% 0.6% - 1.3% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Diarrhoea Diarrhoea 0.5% - 7.8% 0% - 2.5% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Dyspepsia Dyspepsia 0.6% - 4.5% 0% - 0.5% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Dermatitis Rash 0.6% - 0.7% 0% - 0.6% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Rash Rash 0.6% - 0.7% 0% - 0.6% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Regurgitation Regurgitation 0.6% 0% x x x x x
Gastrointestinal disorder Gastrointestinal disorder 0.5% x x x x x x x x x x x x
Cataract Cataract 0.5% 0.8% x x x
Arthralgia Arthralgia postmarketing, 0.1% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Musculoskeletal discomfort Arthralgia postmarketing, 0.1% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Myalgia postmarketing, 0.1% - 3.7% 1.3% - 3.2% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Myalgia Myalgia postmarketing, 0.1% - 3.7% 1.3% - 3.2% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Alopecia Alopecia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Amnesia Amnesia postmarketing x x x x x x
Memory loss postmarketing x x x x x x x x x
Anaphylactic shock Anaphylactic shock postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Anaemia Anaemia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Haemolytic anaemia Haemolytic anaemia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Angioedema Angioedema postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Arthritis Arthritis postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Asthenia Asthenia postmarketing, 0.9% - 1.6% 0.6% - 2.5% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Fatigue x
Confusional state Confusional state postmarketing x x x x x x
Feeling abnormal Confusional state postmarketing x x x x x x
Malaise postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Dermatomyositis Dermatomyositis postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Dizziness Dizziness postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Dyspnoea Dyspnoea postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Eosinophilia Eosinophilia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Toxic epidermal necrolysis Toxic epidermal necrolysis postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Erythema multiforme Erythema multiforme postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Stevens-Johnson syndrome postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Body temperature increased Body temperature increased postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Flushing Flushing postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Hepatitis Hepatitis postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Jaundice Jaundice postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Leukopenia Leukopenia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Muscle spasms Cramp muscle postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nodule Nodule postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Pancreatitis Pancreatitis postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Paraesthesia Paraesthesia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Neuropathy peripheral Neuropathy peripheral postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Polymyalgia rheumatica Polymyalgia rheumatica postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Proteinuria Proteinuria postmarketing x x
Protein urine present Proteinuria postmarketing x x
Pruritus Pruritus postmarketing, 0.5% 0.4% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Purpura Purpura postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Vascular purpura Purpura postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Rhabdomyolysis Rhabdomyolysis postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Stevens-Johnson syndrome Stevens-Johnson syndrome postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Erythema Erythema postmarketing
Urticaria Urticaria postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Vasculitis Vasculitis postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Vomiting Vomiting postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Chills Chills postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Hepatic failure Hepatic failure postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Antinuclear antibody positive Antinuclear antibody positive postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Interstitial lung disease Interstitial lung disease postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x
Malaise Malaise postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Discomfort Malaise postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Ill-defined disorder Malaise postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Memory impairment Memory impairment postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Forgetfulness postmarketing x x x x x x
Erectile dysfunction Erectile dysfunction postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x
Cognitive disorder Cognitive impairment postmarketing x x x x x x
Photosensitivity reaction Photosensitivity postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Systemic lupus erythematosus Lupus erythematosus postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms Hypersensitive syndrome postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Immune-mediated necrotising myopathy Immune-mediated necrotising myopathy postmarketing x x x x x
Decreased appetite Anorexia x x x
Anxiety Anxiety x x x
Mental disorder Mental disorder x x x x x x x x x x x
Breast feeding Breast feeding x
Chest pain Chest pain
Depression Depression x x
Dysgeusia Dysgeusia x x x
Fatigue Fatigue x
Gynaecomastia Gynaecomastia x x x x x x
Hypersensitivity Hypersensitivity x x x
Inflammation Inflammation x x
Jaundice cholestatic Jaundice cholestatic x x x
Liver disorder Liver disorder
Hepatocellular injury Liver disorder
Foetor hepaticus Liver disorder
Menarche Menarche x x x x
Myopathy Myopathy x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nightmare Nightmare x
IIIrd nerve paralysis Ophthalmoplegia x x x
Ophthalmoplegia Ophthalmoplegia x x x
Pain Pain x x x x x x x
Ache x
Pregnancy Pregnancy
Sleep disorder Sleep disturbance x
Tremor Tremor x x x
Hepatic function abnormal Hepatic function abnormal x x x
Blood creatine phosphokinase increased Creatine phosphokinase increased x
Red blood cell sedimentation rate increased Red blood cell sedimentation rate increased x x x x x
Muscular weakness Muscular weakness x x x x x x x x x
Hepatic necrosis Hepatic necrosis x x x
Blood alkaline phosphatase increased Phosphatase alkaline increased x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Polyneuropathy Polyneuropathy x
Sensory disturbance Sensory disturbance x x
Tenderness Tenderness x
Abdominal discomfort Upset stomach x
Vision blurred Vision blurred x
Facial paresis Facial paresis x x x
VIIth nerve paralysis Facial paresis x x x
Transaminases increased Transaminases increased x x x x x x
Hepatitis chronic active Hepatitis chronic active x x x
Sexual dysfunction Sexual dysfunction x
Drug interaction Drug interaction x x
Lupus-like syndrome Lupus-like syndrome x x x x x
Peripheral nerve palsy Peripheral nerve palsy x x x
Lenticular opacities Lenticular opacities x x x
Hepatic cancer Hepatocellular carcinoma x x x
Hepatocellular carcinoma Hepatocellular carcinoma x x x
Loss of libido Loss of libido x x x

Indications

Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

SIMVASTATIN / CO SIMVASTATIN TABLET 10MG

Side effects:49
Source:Health Canada

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:54
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN / DOM-SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:58
Source:Health Canada

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:61
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Simvastatin / Zimstat

Side effects:61
Source:medicines.org.au

Simvastatin / SIMVASTATIN WINTHROP FILM-COATED TABLETS

Side effects:61
Source:medicines.org.au

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:65
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:68
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:69
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Simvastatin

Side effects:70
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Simvastatin

Side effects:71
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:72
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:72
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

simvastatin / Zocor

Side effects:72
Source:FDA

simvastatin / Zocor

Side effects:73
Source:FDA

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:75
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:77
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:78
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

SIMVASTATIN

Side effects:79
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

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