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Review: could Pravastatin cause Myasthenia gravis?

We study 8,454 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Myasthenia gravis. Find out below who they are, when they have Myasthenia gravis 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.

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) (latest reports from 8,756 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 23, 2014: 8,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 6 people (0.07%) have Myasthenia Gravis.

Trend of Myasthenia gravis in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Myasthenia gravis * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Myasthenia gravis40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myasthenia gravis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%20.00%40.00%

Severity of Myasthenia gravis when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Myasthenia gravis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Myasthenia gravis (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atorvastatin calcium (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Sepamit (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Aspirin (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Nitroderm (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Warfarin sodium (2 people, 33.33%)

* 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 weeks ago):

  • No weight problems until started taking the pravastatin and the levothyroxine
    , started both meds same time

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Can this be from the Pravastatin and is it cause for medical emergency.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Vyvanse Effect on Aug, 4, 2014:

    My teenage son developed myasthenia gravis within three months of taking this medication. This drug is poison and should be taken off the market.

    Reply

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