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Review: could Pravastatin cause Joint pain?

We study 8,454 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 9,268 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Joint pain

Joint pain (latest reports from 804,256 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 8,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 236 people (2.80%) have Joint Pain.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I had a partial knee replacement on 5/19/14. Developed a high fever 5/24/14. Was taken back for emergency wash out and was admitted to the hospital 4 days treated with IV Vancomycin then sent home with a PICC line and IV Daptamycin. I then developed eosinophilic pneumonia from the Daptamycin. I was placed I. The ICU for 3 days and treated for Acute Resp Failure. Total admission this time 10 days. I was changed to Zybox for my antibiotic and a week later developed swelling and extreme pain in wrists,hands,ankles, and knees. I was admitted to the hospital for 4 days treated with steriods, pain medication. And vancomycin. Since being discharged home I hAve had low grade fever 99.2 to 101.3 everyday with the joint pain fatigue and weakness.

    Reply

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • Trying to see if my medications could be causing my severe basil joint pain

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

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