Compare Side Effects

% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side Effect Simvastatin Concerta
DRUG INEFFECTIVE 2.7% 4.6%
HEADACHE 1.9% 2.9%
DYSPNOEA 2.9% 1%
FATIGUE 2.8% 2.1%
NAUSEA 2.7% 2.4%
DIZZINESS 2.5% 1.5%
DIARRHOEA 2.5% 0.7%
INSOMNIA 1.2% 2.4%
DEPRESSION 1.1% 2.4%
ANXIETY 0.9% 2.3%
AGGRESSION 0% 2.3%
DRUG DOSE OMISSION 0.7% 2.1%
SUICIDAL IDEATION 0% 2.1%
PAIN 2% 1%
ASTHENIA 2% 0.7%
FALL 2% 0.6%
DECREASED APPETITE 1% 1.9%
DRUG INTERACTION 1.9% 1%
MYALGIA 1.9% 0%
VOMITING 1.8% 1.6%
MALAISE 1.8% 1%
ABNORMAL BEHAVIOUR 0% 1.8%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY 1.7% 0.5%
WEIGHT DECREASED 1.3% 1.6%
FEELING ABNORMAL 1% 1.6%
OFF LABEL USE 0.9% 1.6%
ARTHRALGIA 1.6% 0.5%
DISTURBANCE IN ATTENTION 0% 1.6%
SOMNOLENCE 0.8% 1.4%
WEIGHT INCREASED 0.7% 1.4%
CHEST PAIN 1.3% 1%
PRURITUS 1.3% 0.6%
SUICIDE ATTEMPT 0% 1.3%
AGITATION 0% 1.3%
RHABDOMYOLYSIS 1.3% 0%
PNEUMONIA 1.3% 0%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE 1.3% 0%
RASH 1.2% 0.9%
CONFUSIONAL STATE 1.2% 0.7%
HALLUCINATION 0% 1.2%
PRODUCT SUBSTITUTION ISSUE 0% 1.2%
PRODUCT USE ISSUE 0% 1.2%
HYPOTENSION 1.2% 0%
HYPERTENSION 1% 1.1%
TREMOR 0.7% 1.1%
BACK PAIN 1.1% 0.5%
COUGH 1.1% 0.4%
OVERDOSE 0% 1.1%
TACHYCARDIA 0% 1.1%
GAIT DISTURBANCE 1.1% 0%
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED 1.1% 0%
IRRITABILITY 0% 1.1%
ANAEMIA 1.1% 0%
FLUSHING 1.1% 0%
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION 1.1% 0%
PYREXIA 1% 0.8%
MUSCLE SPASMS 1% 0.5%
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS 1% 0%
HEART RATE INCREASED 0% 1%
DEATH 1% 0%
TIC 0% 1%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT 1% 0%
DRUG EFFECT DECREASED 0% 1%
ABDOMINAL PAIN 0.9% 0.9%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER 0.7% 0.9%
CONDITION AGGRAVATED 0.7% 0.9%
PALPITATIONS 0.5% 0.9%
PARAESTHESIA 0.9% 0.5%
CONSTIPATION 0.9% 0.4%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION 0.9% 0%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE 0.9% 0%
GROWTH RETARDATION 0% 0.9%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL 0.9% 0%
DEHYDRATION 0.9% 0%
PSYCHOTIC DISORDER 0% 0.9%
HYPERHIDROSIS 0.7% 0.8%
SYNCOPE 0.8% 0.6%
PRODUCT QUALITY ISSUE 0.6% 0.8%
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED 0.4% 0.8%
CONVULSION 0% 0.8%
ANGER 0% 0.8%
ADVERSE EVENT 0% 0.8%
PSYCHOMOTOR HYPERACTIVITY 0% 0.8%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION 0.8% 0%
RENAL FAILURE 0.8% 0%
DRUG ABUSE 0% 0.8%
DYSKINESIA 0% 0.8%
GYNAECOMASTIA 0% 0.8%
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS 0.7% 0.7%
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED 0.7% 0.6%
HYPOAESTHESIA 0.7% 0.5%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED 0.7% 0%
ERYTHEMA 0.7% 0%
RESTLESSNESS 0% 0.7%
MOOD SWINGS 0% 0.7%
CRYING 0% 0.7%
VISION BLURRED 0.6% 0.6%
MEMORY IMPAIRMENT 0.6% 0.5%
INAPPROPRIATE SCHEDULE OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION 0% 0.6%
HALLUCINATION, VISUAL 0% 0.6%
INTENTIONAL OVERDOSE 0% 0.6%
ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER 0% 0.6%
TREATMENT NONCOMPLIANCE 0% 0.6%
SLEEP DISORDER 0% 0.6%
MIGRAINE 0% 0.6%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED 0.6% 0%
BALANCE DISORDER 0.6% 0%
INJECTION SITE PAIN 0.6% 0%
ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY 0.6% 0%
SEPSIS 0.6% 0%
BLOOD CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE INCREASED 0.6% 0%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE 0.6% 0%
NASOPHARYNGITIS 0.5% 0.5%
HYPERSENSITIVITY 0.5% 0.4%
COMPLETED SUICIDE 0% 0.5%
HYPONATRAEMIA 0.5% 0%
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT 0.5% 0%
DYSTONIA 0% 0.5%
HALLUCINATION, AUDITORY 0% 0.5%
INTERNATIONAL NORMALISED RATIO INCREASED 0.5% 0%
EMOTIONAL DISORDER 0% 0.5%
UNEVALUABLE EVENT 0% 0.5%
DEPRESSED MOOD 0% 0.5%
CONTUSION 0.5% 0%
CHEST DISCOMFORT 0.5% 0%
DIABETES MELLITUS 0.5% 0%
DYSPHAGIA 0.5% 0%
DYSPEPSIA 0.5% 0%
HYPOGLYCAEMIA 0.5% 0%
AMNESIA 0.5% 0%
NERVOUSNESS 0% 0.4%
WRONG TECHNIQUE IN DRUG USAGE PROCESS 0% 0.4%
HOSPITALISATION 0% 0.4%
SPEECH DISORDER 0% 0.4%
PARANOIA 0% 0.4%
MOOD ALTERED 0% 0.4%
LETHARGY 0.4% 0%
ANOREXIA 0% 0.4%
ARRHYTHMIA 0% 0.4%
CARDIAC ARREST 0.4% 0%
RENAL IMPAIRMENT 0.4% 0%
ALOPECIA 0.4% 0%
THROMBOCYTOPENIA 0.4% 0%
DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY 0.4% 0%
EPISTAXIS 0.4% 0%
CHILLS 0.4% 0%
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION 0.4% 0%
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN 0.4% 0%

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