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Zocor (Simvastatin) - Life Threatening Events - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Life Threatening Events (93)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Zocor (Simvastatin) life threatening events. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Fatigue, Interstitial Lung Disease, Muscle Spasms, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Eosinophilic Pneumonia Chronic

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Simvastatin
    Dosage: 20 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2006-08-07
    End date: 2011-03-01

Simvastatin
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-03-01
    End date: 2011-07-01

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in 67 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: 67 year old male, weighing 89.0 kg (195.8 pounds)

Reactions: Ileus, Orthostatic Hypotension, non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Failure To Thrive, Constipation, Disease Progression

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aspirin
    Dosage: 80 mg, daily, tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cardiovascular Event Prophylaxis
    End date: 2011-11-05

Benzonatate
    Dosage: 100 mg, as needed
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cough
    End date: 2011-11-05

Coreg
    Dosage: 3.125 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    End date: 2011-10-10

Crizotinib
    Dosage: 250 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-03
    End date: 2011-10-24

Fluzone
    Dosage: 1 df, single, injection
    Indication: Influenza Immunisation
    Start date: 2011-10-05
    End date: 2011-10-05

Lasix
    Dosage: unk, tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    End date: 2011-11-05

Levofloxacin
    Dosage: 750 mg/ d5w 150 ml q24h, ivpb
    Start date: 2011-10-15
    End date: 2011-10-18

Levothyroxine Sodium
    Dosage: 50 ug, 1x/day,
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypothyroidism
    End date: 2011-11-05

Meropenem
    Dosage: 1 gram in 50 ml ns q8h, ivpb
    Start date: 2011-10-15
    End date: 2011-10-19

Potassium Chloride
    Dosage: 20 meq, 1x/day, tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Supplementation Therapy
    End date: 2011-11-05

Vancomycin HCL
    Dosage: 1750 mg, once, ivpb
    Start date: 2011-10-15
    End date: 2011-10-15

Vancomycin HCL
    Dosage: 1500 mg, 2x/day, ivpb
    Start date: 2011-10-15
    End date: 2011-10-16

Zetia
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day, tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia
    End date: 2011-11-05

Zocor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day, tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia
    End date: 2011-11-05



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-14

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Emtricitabine
    Indication: HIV Infection

Fosamprenavir Calcium
    Indication: HIV Infection

Ritonavir
    Indication: HIV Infection

Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
    Indication: HIV Infection

Other drugs received by patient: Pravastatin Sodium; Aspirin; Clopidogrel; Gliclazide



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: Renal Failure, Intestinal Perforation, Pancreatitis Necrotising

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient: Bisoprolol Fumarate; Aspirin; Clopidogrel; Ramipril



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amoxicillin
    Dosage: 500 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral

Carboplatin
    Dosage: 4 in 1 cyclical

Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 4 in 1 cyclical

Omeprazole
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Coracten; Clarithromycin; Atenolol; Granisetron; Chlordiazepoxide; Ciprofloxacin



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Skin Disorder, Transaminases Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Marcumar
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil
    Dosage: 360 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil
    Dosage: 240 unk, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Drug Screen Positive, Fall, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-03

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Skin Disorder, Transaminases Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Marcumar
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil
    Dosage: 120 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil
    Dosage: unk, bid
    Start date: 2012-04-01

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Hepatic Failure, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Granulomatous Liver Disease, Liver Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clonidine

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 400 mg, prn

Prinivil
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Hepatic Failure, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Granulomatous Liver Disease, Liver Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clonidine

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 400 mg, q8h

Prinivil
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Syncope, Rhabdomyolysis, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Quetiapine Fumarate
    Dosage: 400 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 20 mg, hs
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, Muscular Dystrophy, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Dehydration

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abiraterone Acetate
    Administration route: Oral

Prednisone
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Fluticasone Furoate; Systane Ultra; Restasis; Aspirin; Metoprolol Tartrate; Zaleplon



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Decreased, Potentiating Drug Interaction, Chromaturia, Mobility Decreased, Myopathy

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fusidic Acid

Zocor

Other drugs received by patient: Floxacillin Sodium



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Neutrophil Count Increased, Thrombocytopenia, White Blood Cell Count Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amlodipine

Perindopril Erbumine

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Skin Disorder, Transaminases Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Marcumar
    Dosage: unk, prn
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil
    Dosage: 120 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil
    Dosage: 120 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Ciproflaxacin
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Ramipril; Carvedilol



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Hepatic Failure, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Granulomatous Liver Disease

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clonidine

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 400 mg, q8h

Prinivil

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Night Sweats, Myositis, Liver Injury, Rhabdomyolysis, Listless, Metabolic Acidosis, Muscular Weakness, Drug Interaction, General Physical Health Deterioration, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Amlodipine Besylate
    Dosage: 10 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Aspirin; Lanoxin



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Neutrophil Count Increased, Thrombocytopenia, White Blood Cell Count Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amlodipine

Perindopril Erbumine

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Diabetes Mellitus, Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiovascular Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Jaundice, Fatigue, Hepatomegaly, Hepatotoxicity, Oedema Peripheral, Hepatic Failure, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Granulomatous Liver Disease, Liver Disorder, Ascites

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clonidine

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 400 mg, q8h

Prinivil

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Jaundice, Nausea

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metformin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 2000 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 40 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylzuur Cardio CF; Persantin; Perindopril Erbumine; Acetaminophen; Penfill 50R



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient:

Reactions: Pain in Extremity, Arthralgia, Dyskinesia, Abasia, Muscle Injury, Insomnia, Hypoaesthesia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient:

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Cachexia, Night Sweats, Rhabdomyolysis, Listless, General Physical Health Deterioration, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amlodipine Besylate
    Dosage: 10 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Metoprolol Tartrate; Aspirin; Lanoxin



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient:

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Liver Injury, Myositis, Night Sweats, Blood Urine Present, Rhabdomyolysis, Metabolic Acidosis, Listless, Drug Interaction, General Physical Health Deterioration, Albumin Urine Present, Oliguria, Gait Disturbance, Renal Failure Acute, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amlodipine Besylate
    Dosage: 10 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol Tartrate; Lisinopril; Lanoxin; Aspirin



Possible Zocor side effects in 69 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: 69 year old male, weighing 81.6 kg (179.6 pounds)

Reactions: Balance Disorder, Muscle Injury, Rotator Cuff Syndrome, Asthenia, Tremor

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient: Zocor Statin



Possible Zocor side effects in

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-07-11

Patient:

Reactions: Back Pain, Renal Impairment, Rhabdomyolysis, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zocor

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Cyclosporine
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Transplant Rejection
    Start date: 1991-05-01

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 unk, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-06-01



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