Pravastatin sodium and Gallstones - from FDA reports


Summary

Gallstones 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 Depression . We study 10,487 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA. Among them, 44 have Gallstones. Find out below who they are, when they have Gallstones 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)

Gallstones

Gallstones (stone formation by bile component) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain (latest reports from 31,882 Gallstones patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

10,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 44 people (0.42%) have Gallstones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Gallstones?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Gallstones *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

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

  • female: 61.36 %
  • male: 38.64 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.53 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.26 %
  • 50-59: 7.89 %
  • 60+: 76.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperlipidaemia (6 people, 13.64%)
  • Depression (6 people, 13.64%)
  • Diabetes (5 people, 11.36%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (3 people, 6.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Omeprazole (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Furosemide (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Metformin (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Aspirin (4 people, 9.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (11 people, 25.00%)
  • Pain (10 people, 22.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (9 people, 20.45%)
  • Malaise (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Abdominal Pain (7 people, 15.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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