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Review: could Pravastatin cause Ms (Multiple sclerosis)?
We study 8,454 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Ms. Find out below who they are, when they have Ms and more.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Ms (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 278,484 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 27, 2014: 8,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 8 people (0.09%) have Ms. They amount to 0.00% of all the 280,419 people who have Ms on eHealthMe.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Ms * :
Gender of people who have Ms when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Age of people who have Ms when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
Severity of Ms when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
How people recovered from Ms ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 37.50%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (1 people, 12.50%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (1 people, 12.50%)
- Arthritis (1 people, 12.50%)
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 50.00%)
- Metformin hcl (3 people, 37.50%)
- Rebif (3 people, 37.50%)
- Gabapentin (3 people, 37.50%)
- Betaseron (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I just recently started taking Lyrica however, as soon as I started metformin my feet began to swell and I can feel swelling in my joints, I am not able to wear regular shoes I wear the Vibram 5 finger toes shoes and I am not able to tolerate any type of socks. I have to sleep with flip flops and my feet elevated and I cannot cover my feet with any sheet or blanket. I have had this for about 2 1/2 years. My endocrinologist will not consider taking me off of metformin as this is what I feel is the problem with my feet.
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No weight problems until started taking the pravastatin and the levothyroxine
, started both meds same time
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