Pravastatin sodium and Joint pain - from FDA reports
Joint pain 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 Hydrochlorothiazide, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain 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, 29, 2017
11,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 344 people (3.04%) have Joint Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Joint Pain *:
- < 1 month: 34.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 22.73 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.82 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.36 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:
- female: 64.24 %
- male: 35.76 %
Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.36 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.07 %
- 40-49: 10.71 %
- 50-59: 23.21 %
- 60+: 64.64 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (96 people, 27.91%)
- High Blood Pressure (42 people, 12.21%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (41 people, 11.92%)
- Pain (33 people, 9.59%)
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 9.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Hydrochlorothiazide (43 people, 12.50%)
- Aspirin (41 people, 11.92%)
- Lipitor (40 people, 11.63%)
- Lisinopril (39 people, 11.34%)
- Furosemide (38 people, 11.05%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Muscle Aches (91 people, 26.45%)
- Pain In Extremity (80 people, 23.26%)
- Weakness (75 people, 21.80%)
- Pain (71 people, 20.64%)
- Fatigue (69 people, 20.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Pravastatin sodium 13,272 users)
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