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 77,477 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 has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 80,812 users)
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes.(latest reports from Gout 12,602 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 77,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 272 people (0.35%) have Gout.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Gout * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Gout when taking Simvastatin * :
Severity of Gout when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Gout ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (47 people, 17.28%)
- Gout (34 people, 12.50%)
- Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 11.03%)
- Multiple myeloma (24 people, 8.82%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (23 people, 8.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (95 people, 34.93%)
- Allopurinol (86 people, 31.62%)
- Furosemide (58 people, 21.32%)
- Digoxin (40 people, 14.71%)
- Omeprazole (39 people, 14.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Will taking simvistatin for dyslipidemia for 5 yrs cause my liver to ache/hurt?
Been taking simvastatin for about 5 yrs, but in the last 2-3 months have been experiencing ache and sometimes pain from my lower right front emanating around my right side and into my lower back, I have been tested for a possible urinary tract infection that came in negative, doctors are unsure of what could be going on at this point, I am suspicious of the simvastatin affecting my liver but am not sure because of the long time I have been using it and not experiencing any problem until now
- When was this study made? can i sue merck?
I had a cerebral hemmorage and stroke. Was lucky and was at a major casino in Las Vegas. I had surgery through my groin to stop the bleed. I was then left in a coma for 2 months. When I started to wake up I could not move, eat, swallow, I did not know who I was or who my husband of 40 years were. I had to be taught everything over again. I had intense therapy. Physical, speech, cognitive, etc. It was over a year before I caught swallow soft food under supervision. Over a year before I was able to learn how to transfer from my bed to a wheelchair. I lost over 2 years of my life. I am now still recovery but I do have a quality of life that they told me I would never have. I was 2 weeks before my 60 birthday and the only drug I every took was Simvastian. Which was a very common drug I thought was harmless. My story was even published in my local newspaper.
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After a long period of waiting to settle my workmens' comp. case, I returned home, from the Bat Area back to Arizona to take of my mother with a yet un dianosed case of moderate dementia.
Then, in 2011 I had a 2nd surgery to relieve spinal stenosis btwn. L2-L4, just above the fusion site.
I've been taking methadone since early 2004, a little over ten years, now. I've had high blood pressure since my injury.
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