Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Joint Pain?


Summary

Joint pain is found among people who take Pravastatin Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 9,226 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 263 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain 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)

Joint Pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 200,602 Joint pain patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

9,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 263 people (2.85%) have Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Joint pain?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 21.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.16 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.53 %
  • 10+ years: 2.63 %

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • female: 66.14 %
  • male: 33.86 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.38 %
  • 40-49: 12.39 %
  • 50-59: 23.39 %
  • 60+: 62.84 %

Severity if Joint Pain when taking Pravastatin Sodium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 22.22 %
  • severe: 77.78 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Joint Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (40 people, 15.21%)
  • Hypertension (33 people, 12.55%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (29 people, 11.03%)
  • Osteoporosis (29 people, 11.03%)
  • Pain (23 people, 8.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Hydrochlorothiazide (45 people, 17.11%)
  • Aspirin (42 people, 15.97%)
  • Lisinopril (39 people, 14.83%)
  • Furosemide (39 people, 14.83%)
  • Lipitor (36 people, 13.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Myalgia (69 people, 26.24%)
  • Pain In Extremity (63 people, 23.95%)
  • Pain (54 people, 20.53%)
  • Fatigue (50 people, 19.01%)
  • Back Pain (50 people, 19.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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