Simvastatin and Kidney stones - from FDA reports
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 Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Kidney stones 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 Sep, 23, 2017
142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 481 people (0.34%) have Kidney stones
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Kidney stones *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
- 10+ years: 38.1 %
Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 46.48 %
- male: 53.52 %
Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.27 %
- 20-29: 0.54 %
- 30-39: 3.26 %
- 40-49: 14.4 %
- 50-59: 30.98 %
- 60+: 50.54 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (49 people, 10.19%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (48 people, 9.98%)
- Diabetes (41 people, 8.52%)
- Osteoporosis (37 people, 7.69%)
- Pain (35 people, 7.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (93 people, 19.33%)
- Zometa (92 people, 19.13%)
- Omeprazole (81 people, 16.84%)
- Lipitor (54 people, 11.23%)
- Coumadin (53 people, 11.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (116 people, 24.12%)
- Stress And Anxiety (107 people, 22.25%)
- Anaemia (102 people, 21.21%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (99 people, 20.58%)
- Back Pain (99 people, 20.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I was put on simvastatin in June 2017. Aug 25 2017 I woke up with double vision. Had Ct scan, MRI w/contrast, ultrasound of corodid artery and several blood tests all came back fine stopped simvastatin but still have diplopia how long will it last. Saw ophthalmologist also.
Is this really a support group for people with kidney stones who take Cymbalta? Or did Google just send me to this site the same way they list sites like "where to buy Cymbalta and kidney stones" when I type in "Cymbalta and kidney stones"?
User reviews to the study
I've just started having blood in my urine and I've been trying to figure out why. I rarely drink and my diet is good. My epilepsy is under control with Tegretol XR. I'm looking for answers. My kidney MRI is scheduled for June 3.
Have been on sandostatin for carcinoids in the liver for 4 years now-- last year have had kidney stones occurring several times-- is it food related-- or is it a side effect of this injection-- would love to know if others in my position are experiencing the same-- am 65 years old-
I have been experiencing breast pain and tenderness for a couple of years sporadically and it is really getting me down. I have previously sought treatment to rule out breast cancer Andy all tests have previously come back clear. I have been taking Simvastatin and a previous cholesterol drug ...