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Review: could Simvastatin cause Kidney stones?

We study 77,438 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,754 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones (latest reports from 106,445 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 282 people (0.36%) have Kidney Stones.

Trend of Kidney stones in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Kidney stones * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney stones55.56%11.11%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.98%14.60%36.28%45.13%

Severity of Kidney stones when taking Simvastatin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (45 people, 15.96%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (38 people, 13.48%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (37 people, 13.12%)
  4. Osteoporosis (28 people, 9.93%)
  5. Metastases to bone (24 people, 8.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (94 people, 33.33%)
  2. Zometa (76 people, 26.95%)
  3. Omeprazole (58 people, 20.57%)
  4. Lipitor (48 people, 17.02%)
  5. Coumadin (48 people, 17.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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