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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.

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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 9,332 Pravastatin sodium users)

Headaches

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.

Trend of Headaches in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches27.66%34.04%2.13%4.26%12.77%14.89%4.26%

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

FemaleMale
Headaches66.50%33.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.00%0.54%0.00%1.63%6.52%10.33%26.63%54.35%

Severity of Headaches when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches14.81%48.15%37.04%0.00%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (20 people, 9.80%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 8.33%)
  3. Hypertension (16 people, 7.84%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 7.84%)
  5. Depression (14 people, 6.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (36 people, 17.65%)
  2. Prednisone (28 people, 13.73%)
  3. Insulin (26 people, 12.75%)
  4. Furosemide (25 people, 12.25%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (24 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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