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 . We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 429 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones 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 135,928 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 23,016 Kidney stones patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 429 people (0.33%) have Kidney Stones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Kidney stones?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 15.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 42.11 %

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

  • female: 44.84 %
  • male: 55.16 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.3 %
  • 20-29: 0.3 %
  • 30-39: 3.64 %
  • 40-49: 15.15 %
  • 50-59: 31.52 %
  • 60+: 49.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (107 people, 24.94%)
  • High Blood Pressure (78 people, 18.18%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (47 people, 10.96%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (42 people, 9.79%)
  • Osteoporosis (35 people, 8.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (93 people, 21.68%)
  • Zometa (92 people, 21.45%)
  • Omeprazole (81 people, 18.88%)
  • Lipitor (53 people, 12.35%)
  • Coumadin (53 people, 12.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (113 people, 26.34%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (103 people, 24.01%)
  • Anaemia (102 people, 23.78%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (99 people, 23.08%)
  • Back Pain (96 people, 22.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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