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Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Ms (Multiple sclerosis)?

Summary: Ms is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Levothyroxine sodium, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 8,493 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium 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

Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,316 Pravastatin sodium users)

Ms

Ms (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 222,627 Ms patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 8,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 8 people (0.09%) have Ms.

Trend of Ms in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Ms * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Ms when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Ms75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Ms when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ms0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%28.57%42.86%0.00%

Severity of Ms when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ms ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 37.50%)
  2. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (1 people, 12.50%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (1 people, 12.50%)
  4. Arthritis (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Metformin hcl (3 people, 37.50%)
  3. Rebif (3 people, 37.50%)
  4. Gabapentin (3 people, 37.50%)
  5. Betaseron (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
    I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks. Debbie CB
  • How do i know if an injection site is infected?
    I have MS and take an injection 3 times a week. My stomach area on my left side will occasionally burn or sting days after as if I just did my injection 5 minutes prior. I've been taking the injections since 2007 and this basically started maybe 3 weeks ago. The pain is on and off.
  • Is pravastatin na is also used for lower mcholesterol?
    need to know ,as i read a study that patients 60+ years old with Pravastatin sodiun, Impotence is Found
  • Can my sister take phentermine with multiple sclerosis to lose weight
    I worry she is taking a pill that will affect the nervous system and may not be good for her body.

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  • Dont use copaxone. it caused huge necrosis of my flesh!!
    I took injections for 1.5 yrs. No problem. Then received a batch that caused huge indentions in my skin. I am a body builder, very obsessed with how my body and skin looks. Now I have massive (1/2 dollar sized) craters in my thighs and upper arms. I can no longer compete. Copaxone ruined my life. So sad, I was diagnosed with MS, but it's the medication that destroyed me. it's the f**ing treatment
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