Simvastatin and Urinary tract infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Urinary tract infection with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 129,471 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 24, 2017

129,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 2,465 people (1.9%) have Urinary Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Simvastatin when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 17.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.02 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.47 %
  • 10+ years: 18.37 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 72.39 %
  • male: 27.61 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.53 %
  • 30-39: 1.82 %
  • 40-49: 3.65 %
  • 50-59: 19.59 %
  • 60+: 74.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (512 people, 20.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (401 people, 16.27%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (241 people, 9.78%)
  • Diabetes (212 people, 8.60%)
  • Depression (199 people, 8.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (448 people, 18.17%)
  • Lisinopril (335 people, 13.59%)
  • Furosemide (275 people, 11.16%)
  • Omeprazole (253 people, 10.26%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (230 people, 9.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (503 people, 20.41%)
  • Fatigue (480 people, 19.47%)
  • Anaemia (407 people, 16.51%)
  • Weakness (404 people, 16.39%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (383 people, 15.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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