A study for a 83 year old man who takes Pravastatin Sodium - from FDA reports


Summary

3,555 males aged 83 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 83 year old male patient who has High Cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 03, 2017

3,555 males aged 83 (±5) who take Pravastatin Sodium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pravastatin Sodium for a 83-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 83
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: High Cholesterol
  • Drugs taken:
    • Pravastatin Sodium (pravastatin sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Muscle Cramps: 0 (0% of males aged 83 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Shortness Of Breath: 27 (0.76% of males aged 83 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • muscle aches
  • renal failure acute
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • weakness
  • nosebleed
  • colitis ischaemic
  • fever
  • hyperkalemia
  • cerebral haemorrhage
1 - 6 months:
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • pneumonia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • itching
  • muscle aches
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • rashes
  • oedema peripheral
6 - 12 months:
  • weakness
  • fatigue
  • muscle aches
  • cognitive disorder
  • insomnia
  • mobility decreased
  • joint pain
  • memory loss
  • hypoaesthesia
  • malaise
1 - 2 years:
  • memory loss
  • convulsion
  • gallstones
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • fever
  • myoclonus
  • speech impairment (adult)
  • hypokalemia
  • drug ineffective
  • purulent discharge
2 - 5 years:
  • weakness
  • sleep disorder
  • muscle atrophy
  • oedema mouth
  • constipation
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • gait disturbance
  • muscle aches
  • quality of life decreased
5 - 10 years:
  • muscle aches
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • malaise
  • sepsis
  • difficulty in walking
  • sensory disturbance
  • cholestatic liver injury
  • hepatic enzyme abnormal
  • mobility decreased
10+ years:
  • anaemia
  • hypergammaglobulinaemia benign monoclonal
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • colon cancer
  • urinary tract infection
  • urinary tract infection bacterial
  • jaundice - yellow skin
  • colon adenoma
  • intestinal polyp
  • itching
not specified:
  • weakness
  • dizziness
  • breathing difficulty
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhea
  • thrombocytopenia
  • anaemia

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (407 people, 11.45%)
  • Diabetes (159 people, 4.47%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (154 people, 4.33%)
  • Stroke (152 people, 4.28%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (140 people, 3.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (510 people, 14.35%)
  • Lasix (349 people, 9.82%)
  • Plavix (320 people, 9.00%)
  • Furosemide (224 people, 6.30%)
  • Amlodipine (222 people, 6.24%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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