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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

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

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.

Trend of Fibromyalgia syndrome in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Fibromyalgia syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fibromyalgia syndrome0.00%60.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Fibromyalgia syndrome87.50%12.50%

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fibromyalgia syndrome25.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Fibromyalgia syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fibromyalgia syndrome100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Thyroid disorder (6 people, 37.50%)
  2. Bone disorder (5 people, 31.25%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (5 people, 31.25%)
  4. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 43.75%)
  2. Lisinopril (7 people, 43.75%)
  3. Zocor (6 people, 37.50%)
  4. Labetalol hydrochloride (5 people, 31.25%)
  5. Maxzide (5 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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