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Review: could Pravastatin cause Joint pain?

Summary: Joint pain could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 8,364 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 236 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Pravastatin sodium

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,169 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Joint pain

Joint pain (latest reports from 797,457 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 8,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 236 people (2.81%) have Joint Pain. They amount to 0.03% of all the 794,924 people who have Joint Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Joint pain in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint pain25.93%18.52%18.52%11.11%11.11%14.81%0.00%

Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Joint pain62.96%37.04%

Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.40%12.15%23.83%62.62%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (25 people, 10.59%)
  2. Hypertension (25 people, 10.59%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (23 people, 9.75%)
  4. Osteoporosis (22 people, 9.32%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (22 people, 9.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (50 people, 21.19%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (37 people, 15.68%)
  3. Furosemide (32 people, 13.56%)
  4. Lipitor (32 people, 13.56%)
  5. Atenolol (32 people, 13.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • After many years on statins I have experienced muscle pain, weakness, joint pain and tendonitis. About 6 years ago I was diagnosed with central sleep apnea. My LDL/HDL readings are good but
    I am concerned about the other effects this class of drugs may have on general health.

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