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Review: could Simvastatin cause Gout?

Summary: Gout is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 77,462 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 272 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,801 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of simvastatin reports

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) (latest reports from 12,602 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes.

Trend of Gout reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 77,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 272 people (0.35%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout40.00%5.71%11.43%2.86%2.86%28.57%8.57%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.61%8.70%19.57%69.13%

Severity of Gout when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout0.00%33.33%58.33%8.33%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gout0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (47 people, 17.28%)
  2. Gout (34 people, 12.50%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 11.03%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (24 people, 8.82%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (23 people, 8.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (95 people, 34.93%)
  2. Allopurinol (86 people, 31.62%)
  3. Furosemide (58 people, 21.32%)
  4. Digoxin (40 people, 14.71%)
  5. Omeprazole (39 people, 14.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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