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Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 8,506 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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 9,325 Pravastatin sodium users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)

On Mar, 27, 2015: 8,498 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 134 people (1.58%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation18.18%18.18%0.00%27.27%18.18%9.09%9.09%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Constipation58.20%41.80%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.87%1.87%18.69%77.57%

Severity of Constipation when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation10.00%30.00%50.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (13 people, 9.70%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 9.70%)
  3. Neoplasm malignant (10 people, 7.46%)
  4. Metastases to spine (9 people, 6.72%)
  5. Lung neoplasm (9 people, 6.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (47 people, 35.07%)
  2. Furosemide (26 people, 19.40%)
  3. Alprazolam (24 people, 17.91%)
  4. Atenolol (22 people, 16.42%)
  5. Zetia (21 people, 15.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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