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Review: Pravastatin and Prilosec

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pravastatin and Prilosec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,655 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,502 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 3,655 people who take Pravastatin Sodium, Prilosec are studied

Pravastatin Sodium, Prilosec outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Pravastatin Sodium (pravastatin sodium)
- Prilosec (omeprazole)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Pravastatin Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
(4 of 11 people)
(1 of 8 people)
(5 of 22 people)
(9 of 18 people)
(7 of 17 people)
(6 of 8 people)
Prilosec is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
(3 of 10 people)
(4 of 9 people)
(13 of 20 people)
(19 of 28 people)
(11 of 14 people)
(7 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Stevens-johnson SyndromeIdiopathic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraBack PainRenal FailureAnxietyInfectionDizzinessPain
PyrexiaBack PainHeart Valve CalcificationFatigueRenal FailureBone DisorderConfusionDyspnoea
Septic ShockRenal FailureCardiac Failure CongestiveSepsisDeathBlood Pressure IncreasedRinging In The EarsNausea
AstheniaChest PainSyncopeTubulointerstitial NephritisRenal InjuryBloody DischargeObesityAnxiety
Pleural EffusionCholestasisHeart Rate IrregularBlood Creatine IncreasedHypomagnesaemiaOpen WoundSleepiness - During The DayFatigue
Toxic Skin EruptionNauseaLoss Of ConsciousnessCholelithiasisPainSwellingFatigueFall
Muscular WeaknessLiver Function Test AbnormalLabile Blood PressureDeathInjuryPainWater RetentionBack Pain
MyalgiaMyalgiaUrine Odour AbnormalChest PainStressArterial DisorderMuscle WeaknessDiarrhoea
AnuriaPancreatitis AcuteChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseWeight IncreasedRenal ImpairmentTooth LossHeart Rate IrregularChest Pain
HypersensitivityRenal ImpairmentCoronary Arterial Stent InsertionPlatelet Count DecreasedAnhedoniaSwelling FaceShort-term Memory LossAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Pravastatin Sodium is effective46.34%
(19 of 41 people)
(13 of 47 people)
Prilosec is effective60.47%
(26 of 43 people)
(32 of 52 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FatigueChest Pain
Back PainHypotension
Pain In ExtremityDrug Ineffective
Oedema PeripheralPyrexia

Drug effectiveness by age :

Pravastatin Sodium is effectiven/an/an/an/a33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
(3 of 30 people)
(6 of 30 people)
(20 of 67 people)
Prilosec is effectiven/an/an/an/a30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
(12 of 30 people)
(12 of 28 people)
(31 of 80 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Renal Failure Chronicn/aNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisAnaemiaFatigueChest PainPainDyspnoea
Red Man SyndromeSerum Ferritin IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedNauseaMyocardial InfarctionAnxietyFall
HypophagiaBlood Phosphorus IncreasedHypokalaemiaPainPainOedema PeripheralPain
Staphylococcal InfectionLaboratory Test AbnormalHypotensionHypotensionNauseaDiarrhoeaFatigue
StomatitisMulti-organ DisorderOccult Blood PositiveUrinary Tract InfectionDepressionFatigueAsthenia
Viral InfectionRenal Tubular NecrosisHaematocheziaPancreatitis AcuteHeadacheNauseaBack Pain
Tricuspid Valve IncompetenceBlood Creatinine IncreasedDizzinessMalaiseDyspnoeaPain In ExtremityNausea
Gingival HyperplasiaRenal ImpairmentDehydrationAbdominal PainFatigueOsteoarthritisAnxiety
HypertensionHypotensionStaphylococcal PharyngitisCholecystitis AcuteRenal Failure AcuteInjuryAnaemia
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseFluid OverloadAnal FissureGastritisPleural EffusionChest PainDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Red itchy bumps that just appear randomly and itch horribly..then can be sensitive to touch almost like they burn or sting.


  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Blocking on words, names etc. Losing keys, leaving credit cards at businesses


  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Quit smoking in Feb 2014
    Had 2 incidnces of pain in chest
    Referred to cardiologist 1 month ago
    Was put on Lisinopril 10 mg per day
    Already taking Pravastantin for high colesteral and other meds
    Primary Dr resumed Omeprazole 20 mg twice a day
    Noticed tired sometimes dizzy and I have been checking BP. I noticed heart rate of 56, 52, 51 and sometimes 65, 66, etc...
    Cardio nurse said not related to meds and to make an appt with my primary Dr.
    I feel she brushed me off since I am a patient with a possible heart condition.


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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Pravastatin Sodium (pravastatin sodium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Prilosec (omeprazole) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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:

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

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