Review: could Pravastatin cause Itchiness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 194 have Itchiness. See who they are, when they have Itchiness 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 9,142 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.
Itchiness (latest reports from 514,959 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 7,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 173 people (2.16%) have Itchiness.
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How people recovered from Itchiness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (28 people, 16.18%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (16 people, 9.25%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 8.09%)
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 7.51%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (11 people, 6.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (34 people, 19.65%)
- Furosemide (17 people, 9.83%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (15 people, 8.67%)
- Metformin hcl (14 people, 8.09%)
- Glimepiride (12 people, 6.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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