Could Simvastatin cause Uti - from FDA reports


Summary

Uti 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 . We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 2,465 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 Simvastatin 135,885 users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,264 Uti patients).

On Dec, 21, 2016

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


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Uti?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Uti *:

  • < 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 Uti when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 72.39 %
  • male: 27.61 %

Age of people who have Uti 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%)
  • Nausea (383 people, 15.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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