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

We study 77,401 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,533 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,744 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 448,295 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 1,468 people (1.90%) 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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  • 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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    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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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Called doctor to ask if it was caused by taking this drug - he said no.

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