Review: Constipation in Pravastatin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 21, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Constipation by studying 7,916 people who take Pravastatin. We analyze: the time on Pravastatin when people have Constipation, gender and age of these people, the severity of Constipation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Pravastatin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes) 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 has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 18, 2013: 7,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 107 people (1.36%) 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%)
- Metastases to spine (6 people, 5.61%)
- Lung neoplasm (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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