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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 Hypertension.

We study 8,460 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

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,278 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of pravastatin sodium reports

Itchiness

Itchiness (latest reports from 87,571 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Itchiness reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 8,454 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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  • Has anyone had side affects and/or drug interactions from xarelto and prevastatin?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has High Cholesterol And Blood Clots, and takes Pravastatin, Xarelto)
    I currently take xarelto after a bout of multiple blood clots in both lungs...I have just been diagnosed with high cholesterol and dr wants me to take prevastatin and I'm concerned about side affects and/or drug interactions
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    (Asked by a 76 year old woman who has Initial Insomnia, and takes Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, CoQ10, Aspirin, Brilinta, Omeprazole, Pravastatin Sodium, Tekturna)
    Am trying to figure out just why, since stent insertion, I have developed insomnia which keeps me from getting to sleep at night. Brilinta is the only new drug I am taking.I am very sleepy, falling asleep in my chair while watching TV, but wide awake when I go to bed and staying awake until two or t ...
  • Do the side effects of prolia either stop or lessen over the 6 month period between injections?
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Back Pain, Acid Reflux, Fatigue, Abdominal Pain, Osteoarthritis Generalised, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Itching, Weight Gain, Hot Flush, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Pain - Abdomen, and takes Feraheme, Pantoprazole, Prolia)
    I am wondering if the side effects of Prolia go away or lessen during the six months it is taken for.
  • Can stopping coumadin cause the heart rate to increase?
    (Asked by a 96 year old man who has Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Paxil, Lasix, Pravastatin Sodium, Aspirin, Metoprolol Tartrate)
    After stoppage of coumadin, the patient was started on Eliquis and after administration of one dose, the heart rate increased from the 70's to 120 plus. Could the increased heart rate be caused by the stoppage of coumadin?
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    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Dry Eyes, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Glimepiride, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Gabapentin, Pravastatin Sodium, Metformin, Lisinopril, Xarelto)
    extreme hair thinning inability to relieve dry eye symptoms (burning, feeling of foreign object in eyes can anything be done to correct these eymptoms

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