Simvastatin and Kidney failure - from FDA reports


Summary

Kidney failure is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Kidney failure with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 142,404 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 04, 2017

142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,300 people (1.62%) have Kidney failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Kidney failure?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Kidney failure *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.14 %
  • 10+ years: 5.71 %

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

  • female: 38.65 %
  • male: 61.35 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 1.88 %
  • 40-49: 4.89 %
  • 50-59: 16.03 %
  • 60+: 75.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (133 people, 5.78%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (124 people, 5.39%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (122 people, 5.30%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (120 people, 5.22%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (99 people, 4.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (486 people, 21.13%)
  • Furosemide (324 people, 14.09%)
  • Lasix (321 people, 13.96%)
  • Lisinopril (282 people, 12.26%)
  • Omeprazole (255 people, 11.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (321 people, 13.96%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (275 people, 11.96%)
  • Hypotension (249 people, 10.83%)
  • Weakness (243 people, 10.57%)
  • Injury (227 people, 9.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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