Simvastatin and Gout - from FDA reports
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 Allopurinol, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Gout with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 129,471 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 06, 2017
129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 383 people (0.3%) have Gout
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Gout *:
- < 1 month: 42.86 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.9 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
- 10+ years: 23.81 %
Gender of people who have Gout when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 24.8 %
- male: 75.2 %
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: 1.69 %
- 40-49: 8.47 %
- 50-59: 19.66 %
- 60+: 70.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (81 people, 21.15%)
- High Blood Pressure (57 people, 14.88%)
- Diabetes (36 people, 9.40%)
- Multiple Myeloma (32 people, 8.36%)
- Pain (22 people, 5.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (82 people, 21.41%)
- Allopurinol (82 people, 21.41%)
- Furosemide (66 people, 17.23%)
- Lisinopril (48 people, 12.53%)
- Omeprazole (42 people, 10.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain In Extremity (72 people, 18.80%)
- Pain (63 people, 16.45%)
- Breathing Difficulty (62 people, 16.19%)
- High Blood Pressure (60 people, 15.67%)
- Fatigue (55 people, 14.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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