Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Myasthenia Gravis?


Myasthenia gravis is found among people who take Pravastatin Sodium, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old also take medication Atorvastatin Calcium, and have Hyperlipidaemia . We study 9,228 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Myasthenia gravis. Find out below who they are, when they have Myasthenia gravis 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 12,344 users)

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) has been reported by people with myasthenia gravis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 4,067 Myasthenia gravis patients).

On Oct, 27, 2016

9,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 8 people (0.09%) have Myasthenia Gravis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Myasthenia gravis?

Gender of people who have Myasthenia Gravis when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Myasthenia Gravis when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vulvovaginal Swelling (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Vulvovaginal Pruritus (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Vulvovaginal Erythema (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Myasthenia Gravis (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atorvastatin Calcium (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Simvastatin (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Nitroderm (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Grandaxin (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Diart (1 person, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Eyelid Ptosis (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Diplopia (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Electrocardiogram St-T Change (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Drug Ineffective (1 person, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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