Review: could Pravachol cause Vision Blurred?


Summary

Vision blurred is found among people who take Pravachol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 18,822 people who have side effects while taking Pravachol from FDA and social media. Among them, 272 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred 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 Pravachol 19,206 users)

Vision Blurred

Vision blurred has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, diplopia, drowsiness, joint pain, dehydration (latest reports from 72,807 Vision blurred patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

18,822 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol.
Among them, 272 people (1.45%) have Vision Blurred


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravachol cause Vision blurred?

Time on Pravachol when people have Vision Blurred *:

  • < 1 month: 36.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.53 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Vision Blurred when taking Pravachol *:

  • female: 50.94 %
  • male: 49.06 %

Age of people who have Vision Blurred when taking Pravachol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.16 %
  • 40-49: 11.26 %
  • 50-59: 24.68 %
  • 60+: 61.9 %

Severity if Vision Blurred when taking Pravachol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Vision Blurred **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (30 people, 11.03%)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people, 6.99%)
  • Hypertension (18 people, 6.62%)
  • Neuralgia (12 people, 4.41%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 4.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (40 people, 14.71%)
  • Aspirin (40 people, 14.71%)
  • Celebrex (39 people, 14.34%)
  • Lyrica (38 people, 13.97%)
  • Lasix (35 people, 12.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (56 people, 20.59%)
  • Nausea (55 people, 20.22%)
  • Dizziness (55 people, 20.22%)
  • Chest Pain (54 people, 19.85%)
  • Headache (53 people, 19.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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