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 . We study 10,487 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA. Among them, 207 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Pravastatin Sodium

Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Pravastatin sodium 12,381 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

10,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 207 people (1.97%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Constipation?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 54.95 %
  • male: 45.05 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.36 %
  • 30-39: 4.08 %
  • 40-49: 3.4 %
  • 50-59: 14.97 %
  • 60+: 75.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 11.11%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 7.25%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (13 people, 6.28%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 6.28%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 5.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (45 people, 21.74%)
  • Furosemide (33 people, 15.94%)
  • Zetia (30 people, 14.49%)
  • Alprazolam (30 people, 14.49%)
  • Lasix (28 people, 13.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (60 people, 28.99%)
  • Back Pain (51 people, 24.64%)
  • Nausea (44 people, 21.26%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (44 people, 21.26%)
  • Weakness (43 people, 20.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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