Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?


Summary

Type 2 diabetes mellitus 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 Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 9,025 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Type 2 diabetes mellitus 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 9,790 users)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Type 2 diabetes mellitus has been reported by people with weight decreased, blood glucose increased, appetite - decreased, diarrhea, blood glucose decreased (latest reports from 111,264 Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

9,025 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 40 people (0.44%) have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Type 2 diabetes mellitus?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 40 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • female: 52.5 %
  • male: 47.5 %

Age of people who have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 3.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.0 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus when taking Pravastatin Sodium **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (15 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (5 people)
  • Affective Disorder (5 people)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (16 people)
  • Lisinopril (12 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (12 people)
  • Clonazepam (11 people)
  • Risperdal (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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