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 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 96,899 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 1,811 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 135,855 users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,211 Uti patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

96,899 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,811 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: 73.31 %
  • male: 26.69 %

Age of people who have Uti when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.52 %
  • 30-39: 1.88 %
  • 40-49: 3.51 %
  • 50-59: 21.17 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Severity of Uti **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (443 people, 24.46%)
  • Lisinopril (333 people, 18.39%)
  • Furosemide (275 people, 15.18%)
  • Omeprazole (252 people, 13.91%)
  • Metformin Hcl (242 people, 13.36%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Simvastatin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (160 people, 8.83%)
  • Depression (159 people, 8.78%)
  • Pain (154 people, 8.50%)
  • Osteoporosis (105 people, 5.80%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (105 people, 5.80%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (469 people, 25.90%)
  • Fatigue (397 people, 21.92%)
  • Anaemia (377 people, 20.82%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (360 people, 19.88%)
  • Nausea (344 people, 19.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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