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Review: could Pravachol cause Bone and joint pain (Joint pain)?

Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. We study 16,428 people who have side effects while taking Pravachol from FDA and social media. Among them, 774 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

Pravachol has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 16,692 Pravachol users)

Bone and joint pain

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,897 Bone and joint pain patients)

On Apr, 29, 2015: 16,428 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol. Among them, 774 people (4.71%) have Bone And Joint Pain.

Trend of Bone and joint pain in Pravachol reports

Time on Pravachol when people have Bone and joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone and joint pain18.68%15.38%15.38%25.27%19.78%0.00%5.49%

Gender of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Pravachol * :

FemaleMale
Bone and joint pain58.85%41.15%

Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Pravachol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone and joint pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.56%6.99%18.54%69.90%

Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Pravachol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone and joint pain33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone and joint pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (136 people, 17.57%)
  2. Osteoporosis (65 people, 8.40%)
  3. Pain (50 people, 6.46%)
  4. Hypertension (39 people, 5.04%)
  5. Arthritis (34 people, 4.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (181 people, 23.39%)
  2. Lasix (126 people, 16.28%)
  3. Vioxx (123 people, 15.89%)
  4. Coumadin (97 people, 12.53%)
  5. Lipitor (95 people, 12.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I had a partial knee replacement on 5/19/14. Developed a high fever 5/24/14. Was taken back for emergency wash out and was admitted to the hospital 4 days treated with IV Vancomycin then sent home with a PICC line and IV Daptamycin. I then developed eosinophilic pneumonia from the Daptamycin. I was placed I. The ICU for 3 days and treated for Acute Resp Failure. Total admission this time 10 days. I was changed to Zybox for my antibiotic and a week later developed swelling and extreme pain in wrists,hands,ankles, and knees. I was admitted to the hospital for 4 days treated with steriods, pain medication. And vancomycin. Since being discharged home I hAve had low grade fever 99.2 to 101.3 everyday with the joint pain fatigue and weakness.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Trying to see if my medications could be causing my severe basil joint pain

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  • After many years on statins I have experienced muscle pain, weakness, joint pain and tendonitis. About 6 years ago I was diagnosed with central sleep apnea. My LDL/HDL readings are good but
    I am concerned about the other effects this class of drugs may have on general health.

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