Related topic: Pravastatin sodium, Ms
Review: could Pravastatin cause Ms?
Summary: Ms could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Levothyroxine sodium, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 8,364 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Ms. Find out below who they are, when they have Ms and more.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,169 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 268,449 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 15, 2014: 8,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 8 people (0.10%) have Ms. They amount to 0.00% of all the 279,982 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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Began experiencing a wavering voice in the fall of 2012 after Lipitor reformulated the 10mg pills (made them much smaller). On July 2nd of 2013 I stopped taking Liptor and my voice improved within a couple of days. Started Crestor July 29th and voice started getting bad August 16th and I began experiencing back, neck, and leg muscle aches. Stopped taking Crestor September 3rd. By September 7th no muscle pain. Tried Crestor every other day Sept 11th. Ears would ring every other day. Leg, back & neck pain returned. Stopped Crestor for good Sept 23rd. Started Pravastatin Oct 11th. Started experiencing muscle aches on the 18th. Voice wavering increasingly got worse. Stopped Pravastatin as an experiment on April 9th. Saw a voice specialist April 17th. Diagnosed with Spasmodic dysphonia. By April 19th voice much better. Specialist is not aware of any corelation(sp?)but my experience seems to show otherwise.
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