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 8,478 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches 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 9,302 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 168,758 Headaches patients)
On Dec, 27, 2014: 8,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 203 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, 9.85%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 8.37%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 7.88%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 7.88%)
- Depression (14 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (36 people, 17.73%)
- Prednisone (28 people, 13.79%)
- Insulin (26 people, 12.81%)
- Furosemide (25 people, 12.32%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (24 people, 11.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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