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Review: could Pravastatin cause Nausea and vomiting?

Summary: Nausea and vomiting could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hyperlipidaemia.

We study 8,364 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 186 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting and more.

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Pravastatin sodium

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,169 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Nausea and vomiting

Nausea and vomiting (latest reports from 1,059,098 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, type 2 diabetes.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 8,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 186 people (2.21%) have Nausea And Vomiting. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,059,336 people who have Nausea And Vomiting on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nausea and vomiting in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Nausea and vomiting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea and vomiting9.09%0.00%9.09%0.00%36.36%45.45%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Nausea and vomiting53.44%46.56%

Age of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea and vomiting0.59%0.59%0.00%0.00%4.71%8.24%23.53%62.35%

Severity of Nausea and vomiting when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea and vomiting50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nausea and vomiting ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (33 people, 17.74%)
  2. Hypertension (25 people, 13.44%)
  3. Insomnia (14 people, 7.53%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 7.53%)
  5. Colon cancer stage iv (13 people, 6.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (49 people, 26.34%)
  2. Losartan potassium (20 people, 10.75%)
  3. Plavix (19 people, 10.22%)
  4. Zetia (19 people, 10.22%)
  5. Allopurinol (18 people, 9.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • The new meds (<1mo), I took for a week with no problems, then I started with the nausea followed by vomiting, 3 nights ago. Could there be a combination of 2 or more meds that are incompatible?

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