Pravastatin sodium and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Pravastatin sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,330 people who have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

11,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 226 people (1.99%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Constipation?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 30.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • female: 53.73 %
  • male: 46.27 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.64 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 3.85 %
  • 40-49: 3.21 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 75.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperkalemia (23 people, 10.18%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 10.18%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 7.08%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (13 people, 5.75%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 5.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (45 people, 19.91%)
  • Furosemide (33 people, 14.60%)
  • Zetia (30 people, 13.27%)
  • Alprazolam (30 people, 13.27%)
  • Lasix (29 people, 12.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (61 people, 26.99%)
  • Back Pain (52 people, 23.01%)
  • Nausea (47 people, 20.80%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (44 people, 19.47%)
  • Weakness (43 people, 19.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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