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Review: could Pravastatin cause Itchiness (Itching)?

We study 8,440 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin 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

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Itchiness

Itchiness (latest reports from 545,393 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 8,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 180 people (2.13%) have Itchiness.

Trend of Itchiness in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Itchiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itchiness8.70%39.13%4.35%4.35%4.35%30.43%8.70%

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

FemaleMale
Itchiness62.16%37.84%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itchiness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.64%7.69%17.31%74.36%

Severity of Itchiness when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itchiness0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Itchiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itchiness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (28 people, 15.56%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (17 people, 9.44%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 7.78%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 7.22%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (11 people, 6.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (36 people, 20.00%)
  2. Furosemide (20 people, 11.11%)
  3. Metoprolol tartrate (15 people, 8.33%)
  4. Atenolol (14 people, 7.78%)
  5. Lisinopril (14 people, 7.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • mostly on right palm...about 3 times a day for 45 min...since starting statin

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Not sure why I'm itching so bad. It just started about 2 weeks ago and haven't started any new medicine around the same time. Could my medicines be interacting with each other?

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