Simvastatin and Gout - from FDA reports


Summary

Gout is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Allopurinol, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Gout with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 142,404 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 20, 2017

142,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 428 people (0.3%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Gout?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Gout *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 23.81 %

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 25.78 %
  • male: 74.22 %

Age of people who have Gout when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.15 %
  • 40-49: 7.98 %
  • 50-59: 20.86 %
  • 60+: 69.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (38 people, 8.88%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (33 people, 7.71%)
  • Pain (25 people, 5.84%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (22 people, 5.14%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 3.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (84 people, 19.63%)
  • Aspirin (82 people, 19.16%)
  • Furosemide (66 people, 15.42%)
  • Lisinopril (48 people, 11.21%)
  • Omeprazole (42 people, 9.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (78 people, 18.22%)
  • Pain (65 people, 15.19%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (63 people, 14.72%)
  • Fatigue (61 people, 14.25%)
  • Chest Pain (52 people, 12.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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