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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 3,652 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 (what 9,252 Pravastatin Sodium users reported?) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

Prilosec (what 61,494 Prilosec users reported?) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 3,652 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 17 people)
(7 of 16 people)
(6 of 8 people)
Prilosec is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
(3 of 10 people)
(4 of 9 people)
(12 of 19 people)
(19 of 28 people)
(11 of 14 people)
(6 of 9 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 FailureRenal FailureInfectionDizzinessPain
PyrexiaBack PainHeart Valve CalcificationFatigueAnxietyBloody DischargeConfusionDyspnoea
Septic ShockRenal FailureCardiac Failure CongestiveSepsisRenal InjuryBlood Pressure IncreasedSleepiness - During The DayNausea
AstheniaChest PainSyncopeTubulointerstitial NephritisInjuryOpen WoundFatigueAnxiety
Pleural EffusionCholestasisHeart Rate IrregularCholelithiasisPainPainHeadachesFatigue
Toxic Skin EruptionNauseaLoss Of ConsciousnessBlood Creatine IncreasedDeathTooth LossObesityFall
Muscular WeaknessLiver Function Test AbnormalLabile Blood PressureChest PainHypomagnesaemiaSwellingWater RetentionBack Pain
MyalgiaMyalgiaUrine Odour AbnormalWeight IncreasedRenal ImpairmentArterial DisorderMuscle WeaknessDiarrhoea
AnuriaPancreatitis AcuteChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseDeathFearBone DisorderHistamine Level IncreasedChest Pain
HypersensitivityRenal ImpairmentCoronary Arterial Stent InsertionPlatelet Count DecreasedAnhedoniaSwelling FaceDiarrheaAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Pravastatin Sodium is effective48.72%
(19 of 39 people)
(13 of 47 people)
Prilosec is effective60.00%
(24 of 40 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 27 people)
(20 of 66 people)
Prilosec is effectiven/an/an/an/a30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
(11 of 29 people)
(12 of 25 people)
(30 of 79 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 AcuteDyspnoeaNauseaBack Pain
Tricuspid Valve IncompetenceBlood Creatinine IncreasedDizzinessMalaiseHeadachePain In ExtremityNausea
Gingival HyperplasiaRenal ImpairmentDehydrationAbdominal PainRenal Failure AcuteChest PainAnxiety
HypertensionHypotensionStaphylococcal PharyngitisCholecystitis AcuteFatigueInjuryAnaemia
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseFluid OverloadAnal FissureGastritisHypertensionOsteoarthritisDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (3 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.


  • From this study (5 months ago):

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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:

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