Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Itchiness (Itching)?
Summary: Itchiness 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 High blood pressure.
We study 8,478 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 180 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness 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)
Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,235 Itchiness patients)
On Jan, 13, 2015: 8,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 180 people (2.13%) have Itchiness.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Itchiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itchiness when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Severity of Itchiness when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itchiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (28 people, 15.56%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (17 people, 9.44%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 7.78%)
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 7.22%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (11 people, 6.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (36 people, 20.00%)
- Furosemide (20 people, 11.11%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (15 people, 8.33%)
- Atenolol (14 people, 7.78%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 7.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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