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Review: could Simvastatin cause Kidney stones?

Summary: Kidney stones 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 pressure.

We study 77,518 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 284 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 80,864 Simvastatin users)

Kidney stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain. (latest reports from 14,341 Kidney stones patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 77,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 284 people (0.37%) 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 stones45.45%9.09%0.00%0.00%36.36%9.09%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%3.95%14.91%36.40%44.74%

Severity of Kidney stones when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Kidney stones50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (45 people, 15.85%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (38 people, 13.38%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (37 people, 13.03%)
  4. Osteoporosis (28 people, 9.86%)
  5. Metastases to bone (24 people, 8.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (94 people, 33.10%)
  2. Zometa (76 people, 26.76%)
  3. Omeprazole (58 people, 20.42%)
  4. Coumadin (48 people, 16.90%)
  5. Lipitor (48 people, 16.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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