Review: could Pravastatin cause Nausea and vomiting?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 8,353 people who take Pravastatin. Among them, 172 have Nausea and vomiting. See who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 8,786 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, blood cholesterol decreased. Commonly reported side effects of Pravastatin sodium include weakness, fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, diarrhea.
Nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting (latest reports from 1,041,901 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, type 2 diabetes.
On Feb, 11, 2014: 7,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 172 people (2.15%) have Nausea And Vomiting.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Nausea and vomiting * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nausea and vomiting||9.09%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||36.36%||45.45%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Nausea and vomiting||53.51%||46.49% |
Age of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Nausea and vomiting||0.60%||0.60%||0.00%||0.00%||4.82%||7.23%||24.10%||62.65% |
Severity of Nausea and vomiting when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nausea and vomiting||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Nausea and vomiting ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperlipidaemia (33 people, 19.19%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 14.53%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 8.14%)
- Colon cancer stage iv (13 people, 7.56%)
- Insomnia (13 people, 7.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (43 people, 25.00%)
- Metformin hcl (18 people, 10.47%)
- Bisoprolol fumarate (17 people, 9.88%)
- Metformin (16 people, 9.30%)
- Losartan potassium (16 people, 9.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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