Review: could Pravastatin cause Headaches?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 8,353 people who take Pravastatin. Among them, 252 have Headaches. See who they are, when they have Headaches and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 8,786 users) 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.
Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,165,426 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 7,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 181 people (2.26%) have Headaches.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Headaches * :
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Severity of Headaches when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Headaches ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperlipidaemia (20 people, 11.05%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 8.84%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 8.29%)
- Hypertension (14 people, 7.73%)
- Depression (13 people, 7.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (30 people, 16.57%)
- Prednisone (28 people, 15.47%)
- Atenolol (20 people, 11.05%)
- Acetylsalicylic acid srt (20 people, 11.05%)
- Insulin (20 people, 11.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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