Review: could Simvastatin cause Frequent Urination?


Summary

Frequent urination is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 96,881 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Frequent urination. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent urination and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 131,416 users)

Frequent Urination

Frequent urination (latest reports from 608 Frequent urination patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

96,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 13 people (0.01%) have Frequent Urination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Frequent urination?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Frequent Urination *:

  • < 1 month: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 46.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 15.38 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Urination when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 61.54 %
  • male: 38.46 %

Age of people who have Frequent Urination when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 69.23 %

Severity if Frequent Urination when taking Simvastatin **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 45.45 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Frequent Urination **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 53.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Gerd (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Hyperlipidemia (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Toprol-Xl (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Plavix (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Metformin (2 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Uti - Recurrent (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Incontinence (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Disorientation (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Depression (1 person, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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