Who have Gout with Simvastatin?


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 High blood cholesterol . We study 96,901 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 309 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout 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 135,855 users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gout, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 22,860 Gout patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

96,901 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 309 people (0.32%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Gout?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Gout *:

  • < 1 month: 41.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.98 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.98 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.28 %
  • 10+ years: 9.3 %

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 25.91 %
  • male: 74.09 %

Age of people who have Gout when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.65 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 16.53 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Severity of Gout **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 10 %

How people recovered from Gout **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 37.5 %
  • not yet: 62.5 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (86 people, 27.83%)
  • Allopurinol (85 people, 27.51%)
  • Furosemide (67 people, 21.68%)
  • Lisinopril (48 people, 15.53%)
  • Omeprazole (44 people, 14.24%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Simvastatin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (60 people, 19.42%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 9.39%)
  • Diabetes (29 people, 9.39%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (17 people, 5.50%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (61 people, 19.74%)
  • Pain (57 people, 18.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (55 people, 17.80%)
  • Fatigue (54 people, 17.48%)
  • Chest Pain (50 people, 16.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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