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Review: could Simvastatin cause Frequent urination (Frequent or urgent 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 Levothyroxine sodium, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 77,518 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 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 80,864 Simvastatin users)

Frequent urination

Frequent urination has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest reports from 728 Frequent urination patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 77,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 9 people (0.01%) have Frequent Urination.

Trend of Frequent urination in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Frequent urination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent urination22.22%11.11%11.11%11.11%33.33%0.00%11.11%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent urination0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Frequent urination when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent urination0.00%55.56%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Frequent urination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Frequent urination0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood cholesterol (5 people, 55.56%)
  2. Gerd (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. High blood pressure (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Hypertension (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 22.22%)
  2. Omeprazole (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Norvasc (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Modafinil (1 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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