Simvastatin and Kidney stones - from FDA reports


Summary

Kidney stones is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Kidney stones with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 465 people (0.34%) have Kidney Stones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Kidney stones?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 38.1 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 46.58 %
  • male: 53.42 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 3.37 %
  • 40-49: 14.89 %
  • 50-59: 30.9 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (115 people, 24.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (84 people, 18.06%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (48 people, 10.32%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (47 people, 10.11%)
  • Diabetes (38 people, 8.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (93 people, 20.00%)
  • Zometa (92 people, 19.78%)
  • Omeprazole (81 people, 17.42%)
  • Lipitor (54 people, 11.61%)
  • Coumadin (53 people, 11.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (116 people, 24.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (105 people, 22.58%)
  • Anaemia (102 people, 21.94%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (99 people, 21.29%)
  • Back Pain (99 people, 21.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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