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Lovastatin vs Fluvastatin vs Pravachol vs Crestor for a female patient aged 70

Summary: 11,643 female patients aged 70 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Lovastatin vs Fluvastatin vs Pravachol vs Crestor for a female aged 70. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Lovastatin (latest outcomes from 12,124 users) has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Fluvastatin (latest outcomes from 623 users) has active ingredients of fluvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Pravachol (latest outcomes from 16,691 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Crestor (latest outcomes from 60,110 users) has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

What are the symptoms

Diabetes mellitus management has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 130,201 Diabetes mellitus management patients)

On Apr, 3, 2015: 11,643 female patients aged 68 who take the same drugs are studied in Lovastatin vs Fluvastatin vs Pravachol vs Crestor

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female68Lipids Increased

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lovastatin lovastatinnot specified
Fluvastatin fluvastatinnot specified
Pravachol pravastatin sodiumnot specified
Crestor rosuvastatin calciumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 68 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

LovastatinFluvastatinPravacholCrestor
Diabetes Mellitus Management1.12%11.54%0.80%0.54%
CPK isoenzymes test1.12%11.54%0.80%0.54%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LovastatinFluvastatinPravacholCrestor
NauseaVomitingNauseaMyalgia
Drug IneffectivePyrexiaDyspnoeaNausea
VomitingDiabetes MellitusFatiguePain In Extremity
DyspnoeaCoronary Artery StenosisMyalgiaFatigue
AstheniaCoronary Artery OcclusionDizzinessAsthenia
FatigueCoronary Artery DiseaseChest PainDizziness
DizzinessTransaminases IncreasedAstheniaHeadache
Weight DecreasedNauseaArthralgiaPain
MyalgiaC-reactive Protein IncreasedDrug IneffectiveMuscle Spasms
HeadachePolymyalgia RheumaticaMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LovastatinFluvastatinPravacholCrestor
Cardiac Failure CongestivePneumonitisDizzinessMyalgia
DyspnoeaCerebral InfarctionDepressionInsomnia
Abdominal DistensionMyalgiaPain In Extremity
DizzinessDyspnoeaFatigue
Uterine ProlapseTransient Ischaemic AttackBlood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Atrial FibrillationMyocardial InfarctionHypoglycaemia
HeadacheEmotional DistressRhabdomyolysis
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedFatigueRenal Failure Chronic
Eye PainMuscular WeaknessAxonal Neuropathy
Musculoskeletal DiscomfortDyspepsiaWeight Gain - Unintentional

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lovastatin17.33%18.67%34.67%18.67%10.67%
Fluvastatin0.000.000.000.000.00
Pravachol4.41%11.01%39.65%26.87%18.06%
Crestor2.01%11.41%29.98%42.95%13.65%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Lovastatin (lovastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Fluvastatin (fluvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Pravachol (pravastatin sodium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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