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Review: could Pravastatin cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
We study 8,454 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 143,470 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 8,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 68 people (0.81%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||22.22%||22.22%||0.00%||22.22%||22.22%||11.11%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|High blood sugar||64.29%||35.71% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|High blood sugar||1.45%||0.00%||2.90%||0.00%||2.90%||14.49%||14.49%||63.77% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||12.50%||50.00%||25.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Lung neoplasm (12 people, 17.65%)
- Calcium deficiency (12 people, 17.65%)
- Metastases to spine (12 people, 17.65%)
- Neoplasm malignant (12 people, 17.65%)
- Depression (12 people, 17.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (22 people, 32.35%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (20 people, 29.41%)
- Zetia (19 people, 27.94%)
- Mirtazapine (19 people, 27.94%)
- Furosemide (16 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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