Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Fibromyalgia syndrome (Fibromyalgia)?
Summary: Fibromyalgia syndrome is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levothyroxine sodium, and have Thyroid disorder.
We study 8,466 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Fibromyalgia syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia syndrome and more.
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Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Pravastatin sodium 9,285 users)
Fibromyalgia syndrome (constant pain in their muscles and soft tissues) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Fibromyalgia syndrome 24,073 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 8,460 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 16 people (0.19%) have Fibromyalgia Syndrome.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Fibromyalgia syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||0.00%||60.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Thyroid disorder (6 people, 37.50%)
- Bone disorder (5 people, 31.25%)
- Blood cholesterol (5 people, 31.25%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (2 people, 12.50%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 43.75%)
- Lisinopril (7 people, 43.75%)
- Zocor (6 people, 37.50%)
- Labetalol hydrochloride (5 people, 31.25%)
- Maxzide (5 people, 31.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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