Review: could Simvastatin cause Kidney stones?
This is a review of Kidney stones by studying 72,153 people who take Simvastatin. We analyze: the time on Simvastatin when people have Kidney stones, age of these people, the severity of Kidney stones, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Simvastatin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,527 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Simvastatin include weakness, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Kidney stones (latest reports from 103,192 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 72,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 241 people (0.33%) have Kidney Stones.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Kidney stones * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney stones||55.56%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Simvastatin * :
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.48%||13.43%||35.32%||46.77% |
Severity of Kidney stones when taking Simvastatin ** :
How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (40 people, 16.60%)
- Multiple myeloma (34 people, 14.11%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (32 people, 13.28%)
- Osteoporosis (25 people, 10.37%)
- Metastases to bone (23 people, 9.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (85 people, 35.27%)
- Zometa (71 people, 29.46%)
- Omeprazole (55 people, 22.82%)
- Coumadin (45 people, 18.67%)
- Lipitor (43 people, 17.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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