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Review: could Pravastatin cause Nocturia?

Summary: Nocturia could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Azulfidine, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia (in remission).

We study 8,364 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Nocturia. Find out below who they are, when they have Nocturia 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.

Nocturia

Nocturia (the need to get up in the night to urinate) (latest reports from 41,990 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 8,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 5 people (0.06%) have Nocturia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 41,865 people who have Nocturia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nocturia in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Nocturia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nocturia0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Nocturia80.00%20.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nocturia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Nocturia when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nocturia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nocturia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nocturia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (in remission) (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Nausea (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. High-density lipoprotein (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Azulfidine (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Fish oil (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Tramadol (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Tramadol hcl (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Benadryl (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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