Review: could Pravastatin cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 8,353 people who take Pravastatin. Among them, 129 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 8,786 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, blood cholesterol decreased. Commonly reported side effects of Pravastatin sodium include weakness, fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, diarrhea.
Constipation (latest reports from 489,584 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 7,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 107 people (1.34%) have Constipation.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 12.15%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 9.35%)
- Neoplasm malignant (7 people, 6.54%)
- Lung neoplasm (6 people, 5.61%)
- Calcium deficiency (6 people, 5.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (37 people, 34.58%)
- Atenolol (22 people, 20.56%)
- Furosemide (18 people, 16.82%)
- Metformin hcl (17 people, 15.89%)
- Simvastatin (16 people, 14.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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