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Review: could Pravachol cause Bone and joint pain?

We study 16,419 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 (latest outcomes from 16,684 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Bone and joint pain

Bone and joint pain (latest reports from 796,728 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 16,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol. Among them, 774 people (4.71%) have Bone And Joint Pain. They amount to 0.10% of all the 801,687 people who have Bone And Joint Pain on eHealthMe.

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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