Review: could Pravachol cause Bone And Joint Pain?


Bone and joint pain is found among people who take Pravachol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 17,251 people who have side effects while taking Pravachol from FDA and social media. Among them, 807 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.

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Pravachol has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Pravachol 17,570 users)

Bone And Joint Pain

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, joint pain, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 146,073 Bone and joint pain patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

17,251 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol.
Among them, 807 people (4.68%) have Bone And Joint Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravachol cause Bone and joint pain?

Time on Pravachol when people have Bone And Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 18.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 24.32 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.11 %

Gender of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Pravachol *:

  • female: 59.22 %
  • male: 40.78 %

Age of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Pravachol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.41 %
  • 40-49: 7.78 %
  • 50-59: 19.68 %
  • 60+: 67.99 %

Severity if Bone And Joint Pain when taking Pravachol **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Bone And Joint Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (114 people)
  • Osteoporosis (66 people)
  • Hypertension (47 people)
  • Pain (44 people)
  • Arthritis (32 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (124 people)
  • Vioxx (116 people)
  • Aspirin (115 people)
  • Lipitor (95 people)
  • Coumadin (92 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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