Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Fibromyalgia Syndrome?


Summary

Fibromyalgia syndrome is found among people who take Pravastatin Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Thyroid disorder . We study 9,226 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Fibromyalgia syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia syndrome and more.

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Pravastatin Sodium

Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Pravastatin sodium 11,956 users)

Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Fibromyalgia syndrome (constant pain in their muscles and soft tissues) has been reported by people with pain, feeling abnormal, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 44,723 Fibromyalgia syndrome patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

9,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 23 people (0.25%) have Fibromyalgia Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Fibromyalgia syndrome?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Fibromyalgia Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia Syndrome when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • female: 81.82 %
  • male: 18.18 %

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia Syndrome when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.88 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 41.18 %
  • 60+: 52.94 %

Severity if Fibromyalgia Syndrome when taking Pravastatin Sodium **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Fibromyalgia Syndrome **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Thyroid Disorder (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Bone Disorder (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Pain (3 people, 13.04%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides (3 people, 13.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Zocor (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Norvasc (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Labetalol Hydrochloride (6 people, 26.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (10 people, 43.48%)
  • Fall (9 people, 39.13%)
  • Osteoporosis (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Back Pain (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Osteoarthritis (7 people, 30.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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