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Review: could Simvastatin cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?

Summary: Uti is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 77,566 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,468 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,909 Simvastatin users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,240 Uti patients)

On May, 7, 2015: 77,553 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,468 people (1.89%) have Uti.

Trend of Uti in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti26.42%20.75%1.89%3.77%15.09%11.32%20.75%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.00%0.00%0.00%0.07%1.80%3.37%22.47%72.28%

Severity of Uti when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (208 people, 14.17%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (145 people, 9.88%)
  3. Pain (136 people, 9.26%)
  4. Depression (133 people, 9.06%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (122 people, 8.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (490 people, 33.38%)
  2. Lisinopril (284 people, 19.35%)
  3. Metformin hcl (247 people, 16.83%)
  4. Furosemide (244 people, 16.62%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (229 people, 15.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • 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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