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Review: could Pravastatin cause Gallstones?

We study 8,437 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Gallstones. Find out below who they are, when they have Gallstones and more.

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Pravastatin sodium

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,252 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Gallstones

Gallstones (stone formation by bile component) (latest reports from 195,885 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 8,434 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 36 people (0.43%) have Gallstones. They amount to 0.02% of all the 195,684 people who have Gallstones on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gallstones in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Gallstones * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gallstones0.00%42.86%0.00%42.86%0.00%0.00%14.29%

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

FemaleMale
Gallstones56.76%43.24%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gallstones0.00%0.00%0.00%9.38%3.12%9.38%9.38%68.75%

Severity of Gallstones when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gallstones ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (5 people, 13.89%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (3 people, 8.33%)
  3. Blood pressure increased (3 people, 8.33%)
  4. Dementia alzheimer's type (2 people, 5.56%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (7 people, 19.44%)
  2. Aspirin (7 people, 19.44%)
  3. Lisinopril (7 people, 19.44%)
  4. Gabapentin (4 people, 11.11%)
  5. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (4 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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