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Simvastatin Fall Side Effects

Simvastatin Fall Side Effect Reports


The following Simvastatin Fall side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Fall, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Simvastatin or it might take time to develop.



Head Injury, Fall, Victim Of Spousal Abuse, Contusion, Psoriasis, Rash, Dizziness, Amnesia

This Fall side effect was reported by a health professional from AU. A 79-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Simvastatin (dosage: Unk), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cartia /00002701/ (Unk)
  • Tenormin (Unk)
  • Tritace (Unk)
  • Thyroxine (Unk)
  • Atacand (Unk)
When starting to take Simvastatin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Head Injury
  • Fall
  • Victim Of Spousal Abuse
  • Contusion
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Dizziness
  • Amnesia
These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin.
Muscle Rupture, Fall, Atrial Fibrillation

This Fall Simvastatin side effect was reported by a health professional from FR on Mar 06, 2014. A male , 63 years of age, was treated with Simvastatin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Muscle Rupture
  • Fall
  • Atrial Fibrillation
. Simvastatin dosage: 20 Mg, Daily. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Cordarone (200 Mg, (per Day, 5 Days Per Week))
  • Cordarone (200 Mg, Daily)
  • Xarelto (20 Mg, Daily)
  • Nisisco (1 Df, Daily)
  • Mediatensyl (120 Mg, Daily)
  • Hemigoxine Nativelle (0.125 Mg, Daily)
  • Stagid (2100 Mg, Daily)
  • Januvia (1 Df, Daily)
Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Immune-mediated Necrotising Myopathy, Weight Decreased, Fall, Muscle Atrophy

This is a Simvastatin (simvastatin) side effect report of a 63-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Simvastatin (simvastatin) (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Atorvastatin (atorvastatin)
  • Gemfibrozil (gemfibrozil)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Fall side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Immune-mediated Necrotising Myopathy
  • Weight Decreased
  • Fall
  • Muscle Atrophy
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Simvastatin (simvastatin) treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Fall.

Hyperlipidaemia, Myoclonus, Muscle Twitching, Lower Limb Fracture, Fall

A 27-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: hyperlipidaemia,schizophrenia started Simvastatin treatment (dosage: 45 Mg,) on Feb 13, 2009. Soon after starting Simvastatin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Myoclonus
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Lower Limb Fracture
  • Fall
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Clozaril (700 Mg, Per Day)
  • Clozaril (350 Mg, Per Day)
  • Clozaril (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Simvastatin side effects, such as Fall.
Lower Limb Fracture, Fall, Hyperlipidaemia, Myoclonus, Muscle Twitching

A patient from GB was prescribed and started Simvastatin on Mar 28, 2014. Patient felt the following Simvastatin side effects: lower limb fracture, fall, hyperlipidaemia, myoclonus, muscle twitching Additional patient health information: male , 27 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Simvastatin dosage: 45 Mg, Unk. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Clozaril (350 Mg, Qd)
  • Clozaril (Unk)
  • Clozaril (700 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Rhabdomyolysis, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Swelling Face, Contusion, Mobility Decreased, Fall

This report suggests a potential Simvastatin Fall side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 94-year-old female patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): hypercholesterolaemia,hypertension and used Simvastatin (dosage: NA) starting Apr 26, 2010. Soon after starting Simvastatin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  • Swelling Face
  • Contusion
  • Mobility Decreased
  • Fall
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Slozem
  • Allopurinol
  • Aspirin
  • Ferrous Sulphate
  • Furosemide
  • Mirtazapine
  • Omeprazole
  • Ramipril
The patient was hospitalized. Although Simvastatin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Fall, may still occur.
Peroneal Nerve Palsy, Fall

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Sep 06, 2013 by a Female taking Simvastatin (dosage: At Night) . Location: GB , 62 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Simvastatin side effects: peroneal nerve palsy, fall. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Amlodipine
  • Clonazepam
Fall, Abasia, Muscle Disorder, Tendon Disorder, Balance Disorder, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired

This Fall problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 86-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): pain in extremity.On Apr 14, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Simvastatin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Simvastatin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Fall
  • Abasia
  • Muscle Disorder
  • Tendon Disorder
  • Balance Disorder
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Fall, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Cerebral Haemorrhage, Skull Fracture, Cerebrovascular Accident, Fall

This is a Simvastatin (simvastatin) side effect report of a 77-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: hypercholesterolaemia and was treated with Simvastatin (simvastatin) (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Omeprazole (omeprazole)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Cerebral Haemorrhage
  • Skull Fracture
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Fall
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Simvastatin (simvastatin) could cause Fall and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Fall, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fracture

This Fall side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from GB on Sep 17, 2013. A patient from GB , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Simvastatin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Simvastatin side effects: cerebrovascular accident, fall, haemorrhage intracranial, fracture. Simvastatin dosage: NA. The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fall, Fracture

This Fall side effect was reported by a physician from GB. A 77-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: hypercholesterolaemia. The patient was prescribed Simvastatin (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Omeprazole
When starting to take Simvastatin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Haemorrhage Intracranial
  • Fall
  • Fracture
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin.
Rhabdomyolysis, Renal Failure Acute, Fall

This Fall Simvastatin side effect was reported by a health professional from IT on Sep 02, 2013. A Female , 81 years of age, was treated with Simvastatin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Fall
. Simvastatin dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Ciclosporin (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fracture, Fall

This is a Simvastatin side effect report of a 77-year-old patient (weight:NA) from GB, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: hypercholesterolaemia, who was treated with Simvastatin (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Omeprazole
, and developed a serious reaction and a Fall side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Haemorrhage Intracranial
  • Fracture
  • Fall
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Simvastatin treatment in patients suffering from hypercholesterolaemia, resulting in Fall.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fracture, Fall

A 77-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: hypercholesterolaemia started Simvastatin treatment (dosage: Unk) on NS. Soon after starting Simvastatin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Haemorrhage Intracranial
  • Fracture
  • Fall
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Omeprazole (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Simvastatin side effects, such as Fall.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fracture, Fall

A patient from GB was prescribed and started Simvastatin on Sep 12, 2013. After Simvastatin was administered, patient encountered several Simvastatin side effects: cerebrovascular accident, haemorrhage intracranial, fracture, fall Additional patient health information: male , 77 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Simvastatin dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Omeprazole
The patient was hospitalized.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fracture, Fall

This report suggests a potential Simvastatin Fall side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 77-year-old patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): hypercholesterolaemia and used Simvastatin (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Simvastatin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Haemorrhage Intracranial
  • Fracture
  • Fall
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Simvastatin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Fall, may still occur.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fracture, Fall

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Oct 05, 2013 by a male taking Simvastatin (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 77 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Simvastatin side effects: cerebrovascular accident, haemorrhage intracranial, fracture, fall. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Rhabdomyolysis, Renal Failure Acute, Fall

This Fall problem was reported by a health professional from IT. A 81-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Simvastatin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Ciclosporin
When commencing Simvastatin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Fall
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Fall, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Fracture, Fall

This is a Simvastatin side effect report of a 77-year-old patient (weight: NA) from PH. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: hypercholesterolaemia and was treated with Simvastatin (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Haemorrhage Intracranial
  • Fracture
  • Fall
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Simvastatin could cause Fall and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Bradycardia, Fall, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Pain, Rhabdomyolysis, Blood Creatinine Increased, Haemodialysis, Nervous System Disorder

This Fall side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on Aug 15, 2013. A patient from US , 49 years of age, weighting 192.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Simvastatin. Patient felt the following Simvastatin side effects: bradycardia, fall, musculoskeletal stiffness, pain, rhabdomyolysis, blood creatinine increased, haemodialysis, nervous system disorder. Simvastatin dosage: 1 Tab Qhs/bedtime Oral. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin.
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Simvastatin Fall Causes and Reviews


Falls can be dangerous at any age. Babies and young children can get hurt Falling off furniture or down the stairs. Older children may Fall off playground equipment. For elderly people, Falls can be especially serious. They are at higher risk of Falling. They are also more likely to break a bone when they Fall, especially if they have osteoporosis. A broken bone, especially when it is a hip, may even lead to disability and a loss of independence for the elderly.

Some common causes of Falls include

  • Balance problems
  • Some medicines, which can make you feel dizzy, confused, or slow
  • Vision problems
  • Alcohol, which can affect your balance and reflexes
  • Muscle weakness, especially in your legs, which can make it harder for you to get up from a chair or keep your balance when walking on an uneven surface.
  • Certain illnesses, such as low blood pressure, diabetes, and neuropathy
  • Slow reflexes, which make it hard to keep your balance or move out of the way of a hazard
  • Tripping or slipping due to loss of footing or traction

At any age, people can make changes to lower their risk of Falling. It important to take care of your health, including getting regular eye exams. Regular exercise may lower your risk of Falls by strengthening your muscles, improving your balance, and keeping your bones strong. And you can look for ways to make your house safer. For example, you can get rid of tripping hazards and make sure that you have rails on the stairs and in the bath. To reduce the chances of breaking a bone if you do Fall, make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D.

NIH: National Institute on Aging


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i am taking 40 mg of simvaststin and my hair is really Falling out bad. it stated this after i've been on the drug for awhile. should i stop taking it to see will my hair stop coming out from the root?

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