Compare Side Effects

% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side Effect Simvastatin Metformin
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED 1% 5%
NAUSEA 2.8% 4.3%
DIARRHOEA 2.5% 3.2%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE 2.8% 2.9%
FATIGUE 2.9% 2.4%
WEIGHT DECREASED 1.3% 2.9%
DYSPNOEA 2.8% 2.1%
DIZZINESS 2.5% 2.2%
VOMITING 1.8% 2.5%
PAIN 2% 1.7%
ASTHENIA 2% 1.6%
FALL 2% 1.3%
HEADACHE 1.9% 1.9%
DRUG INTERACTION 1.9% 0.9%
MYALGIA 1.9% 0.7%
MALAISE 1.8% 1.7%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY 1.7% 1.2%
DECREASED APPETITE 1% 1.7%
LACTIC ACIDOSIS 0% 1.7%
ARTHRALGIA 1.6% 1.1%
PRURITUS 1.3% 1.1%
PNEUMONIA 1.3% 1%
BLOOD GLUCOSE DECREASED 0% 1.3%
RHABDOMYOLYSIS 1.3% 0%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE 1.2% 1.2%
HYPOTENSION 1.2% 1%
RASH 1.2% 1%
INSOMNIA 1.2% 0.9%
CHEST PAIN 1.2% 0.9%
CONFUSIONAL STATE 1.2% 0.8%
HYPOGLYCAEMIA 0.5% 1.2%
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION 1.1% 1.1%
BACK PAIN 1.1% 0.9%
ANAEMIA 1.1% 0.8%
COUGH 1.1% 0.8%
FLUSHING 1.1% 0.7%
GAIT DISTURBANCE 1.1% 0.7%
DRUG DOSE OMISSION 0.7% 1.1%
OFF LABEL USE 0.9% 1%
FEELING ABNORMAL 1% 0.9%
ABDOMINAL PAIN 0.9% 1%
PYREXIA 1% 0.9%
DEATH 1% 0.9%
HYPERTENSION 1% 0.9%
DEPRESSION 1% 0.8%
WEIGHT INCREASED 0.7% 1%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT 1% 0.7%
MUSCLE SPASMS 1% 0.7%
INJECTION SITE PAIN 0.6% 1%
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS 1% 0.5%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE 1% 0.5%
DEHYDRATION 0.9% 0.9%
CONSTIPATION 0.9% 0.8%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER 0.8% 0.9%
ANXIETY 0.9% 0.8%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL 0.9% 0.7%
ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY 0.6% 0.9%
PARAESTHESIA 0.9% 0.6%
DIABETES MELLITUS 0.5% 0.9%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION 0.9% 0.5%
SOMNOLENCE 0.8% 0.8%
RENAL FAILURE 0.8% 0.8%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION 0.8% 0.7%
SYNCOPE 0.8% 0.5%
TREMOR 0.7% 0.7%
HYPERHIDROSIS 0.7% 0.7%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE 0.6% 0.7%
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED 0.7% 0.6%
CONDITION AGGRAVATED 0.7% 0.6%
HYPOAESTHESIA 0.7% 0.5%
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED 0.4% 0.7%
BLADDER CANCER 0% 0.7%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED 0.7% 0%
GLYCOSYLATED HAEMOGLOBIN INCREASED 0% 0.7%
PANCREATITIS 0% 0.7%
VISION BLURRED 0.6% 0.6%
PRODUCT QUALITY ISSUE 0.6% 0.6%
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT 0.6% 0.6%
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS 0.6% 0.5%
ERYTHEMA 0.6% 0.5%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED 0.6% 0.5%
SEPSIS 0.6% 0.4%
MEMORY IMPAIRMENT 0.6% 0.4%
BLOOD CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE INCREASED 0.6% 0%
METABOLIC ACIDOSIS 0% 0.6%
BALANCE DISORDER 0.6% 0%
NASOPHARYNGITIS 0.5% 0.5%
DYSPEPSIA 0.5% 0.5%
PALPITATIONS 0.5% 0.4%
HYPERSENSITIVITY 0.5% 0.4%
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION 0.4% 0.5%
HYPERKALAEMIA 0% 0.5%
COMPLETED SUICIDE 0% 0.5%
DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS 0% 0.5%
HYPERGLYCAEMIA 0% 0.5%
TOXICITY TO VARIOUS AGENTS 0% 0.5%
INJECTION SITE HAEMORRHAGE 0% 0.5%
EPISTAXIS 0.5% 0%
INTERNATIONAL NORMALISED RATIO INCREASED 0.5% 0%
ALOPECIA 0.5% 0%
AMNESIA 0.5% 0%
HYPONATRAEMIA 0.5% 0%
CONTUSION 0.5% 0%
DYSPHAGIA 0.5% 0%
OVERDOSE 0% 0.5%
CARDIAC ARREST 0.4% 0.4%
RENAL IMPAIRMENT 0.4% 0.4%
DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY 0.4% 0.4%
URTICARIA 0% 0.4%
PERIPHERAL SWELLING 0% 0.4%
DIABETES MELLITUS INADEQUATE CONTROL 0% 0.4%
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION 0.4% 0%
CHEST DISCOMFORT 0.4% 0%
CHILLS 0.4% 0%
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN 0.4% 0%
LETHARGY 0.4% 0%

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