Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Headaches (Headache)?
Summary: Headaches 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 Aspirin, and have Hyperlipidaemia. We study 8,509 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 256 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Pravastatin sodium and have Headaches >>>
Personalized health information: on eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 66 million people have used us. 200+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>
Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,332 Pravastatin sodium users)
Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,958 Headaches patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 8,506 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 204 people (2.40%) have Headaches.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperlipidaemia (20 people, 9.80%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 8.33%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 7.84%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 7.84%)
- Depression (14 people, 6.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (36 people, 17.65%)
- Prednisone (28 people, 13.73%)
- Insulin (26 people, 12.75%)
- Furosemide (25 people, 12.25%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (24 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Headaches while taking Pravastatin Sodium?
You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Pravastatin sodium and have Headaches
- support group for people who take Pravastatin sodium
Recent conversations of related support groups:
Browse all Pravastatin sodium side effects:
Drugs that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
More questions for: Pravastatin sodium, Headaches
You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):
- Enbrel related to higher cholesterol levels and trigly
On enbrel 150mg per week. Have high cholesterol and trigly levels. Taking provastatin, trilipix, and lovaza to conteract high levels. Experience much gastro disburance and naseau. Have heart disease now and two stents in my RCA as it was 100% blocked on year ago. Also taking effient, norvasc, and me ...
- Invokana side effects causing more discomfort than worth
Although invokana does keep my sugar levels down, the side effects out way the benefits.
- Pravastsin sodium 40 mg
Began pravastatin 2 days ago...my. blood pressure spiked.
Due to this rx
- Aweful body aches and mood swings!
I have had implanon for 2 weeks now and i have been having aweful muscle pains that last all day and tightness of the joints.i feel as if i have ran 10 miles. Getting this taken out of my arm asap. I can't handle the constant pain anymore.
- Took yasmin, and yaz birthcontrol pills for 6 years now have pituitary tumor
I took Yasmin and yaz birthcontrol pills for 6 years. In 2007 I was diadnosed with a pituitary tumor. The tumor cause me to get cushing syndrome. Which I had surgery on my tumor in 2007 it was not successful, it was in a area that the bleeding was to high of a risk, so 1 month later I had to have ...
More reviews for: Pravastatin sodium, Headaches
Comments from related studies:
From this study (11 months ago):
short duration frontal temporal headache cause by cough, sneeze, exertion, maybe worse lying down
From this study (2 years ago):
femoral nerve damage in 1 leg
From this study (3 years ago):
headache in back of head
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.