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Review: could Simvastatin cause Urinary tract infection?

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 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, 1,533 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,859 Simvastatin users)

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 73,273 Urinary tract infection patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 77,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,533 people (1.98%) have Urinary Tract Infection.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection25.45%21.82%3.64%3.64%14.55%10.91%20.00%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%0.00%0.14%1.81%3.25%22.17%72.64%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (208 people, 13.57%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (145 people, 9.46%)
  3. Pain (136 people, 8.87%)
  4. Depression (136 people, 8.87%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (123 people, 8.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (496 people, 32.35%)
  2. Lisinopril (292 people, 19.05%)
  3. Furosemide (263 people, 17.16%)
  4. Metformin hcl (251 people, 16.37%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (232 people, 15.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • CRW on Jul, 27, 2013:

    man-54yrs doctor Prescription was take Mictonorm Uno 30mg morning afther eating, night befor bed take Tamsulosine Sandoz 0,4mg. i have read that mictonorm cause increse in heart beat/rate and i know its true cause my hear beat unregularly, both have so many side affects so i stop traking Mictonorm Uno 30mg and the Tamsulosine Sandoz 0,4mg cause they are not working good for me??

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    charlie russell wheaton on Jul, 27, 2013:

    man-54yrs doctor said take mictonorm morning at night befor bed take tamsulosine. i have read that mictonorm cause increse in heart beat and i know its true cause my hear beat unregularly so stop traking mictonorm and the tamsulosine is not working good with me??

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