Pravastatin sodium and Itchiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Itchiness is found among people who take Pravastatin Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 248 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness 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)

Itchiness

Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,367 Itchiness patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

10,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 248 people (2.36%) have Itchiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Itchiness?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Itchiness *:

  • < 1 month: 30.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.09 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

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

  • female: 63.37 %
  • male: 36.63 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.53 %
  • 30-39: 1.07 %
  • 40-49: 9.63 %
  • 50-59: 16.04 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (49 people, 19.76%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 18.15%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (25 people, 10.08%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (18 people, 7.26%)
  • Pain (17 people, 6.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (26 people, 10.48%)
  • Furosemide (21 people, 8.47%)
  • Lisinopril (20 people, 8.06%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (16 people, 6.45%)
  • Omeprazole (15 people, 6.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (91 people, 36.69%)
  • Fatigue (32 people, 12.90%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 12.50%)
  • Weakness (22 people, 8.87%)
  • Diarrhea (22 people, 8.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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