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Review: could Pravastatin cause Itchiness (Itching)?
We study 8,454 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 (latest outcomes from 9,271 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Itchiness (latest reports from 546,002 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 8,454 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 * :
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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 ** :
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How people recovered from Itchiness ** :
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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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From this study (10 months ago):
mostly on right palm...about 3 times a day for 45 min...since starting statin
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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