Review: could Simvastatin cause Uti?


Uti 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 Hypertension . We study 93,793 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,752 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 94,390 users)


Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 73,693 Uti patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

93,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,752 people (1.87%) have Uti

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Uti?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Uti *:

  • < 1 month: 27.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.17 %
  • 10+ years: 11.86 %

Gender of people who have Uti when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 73.88 %
  • male: 26.12 %

Age of people who have Uti when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 0.54 %
  • 30-39: 1.95 %
  • 40-49: 3.62 %
  • 50-59: 21.41 %
  • 60+: 72.28 %

Severity if Uti when taking Simvastatin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (264 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (170 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (163 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (156 people)
  • Depression (154 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (437 people)
  • Lisinopril (327 people)
  • Furosemide (267 people)
  • Omeprazole (245 people)
  • Metformin Hcl (241 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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