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Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Sleep disorder?





Summary: Sleep disorder is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 8,466 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder 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 Pravastatin sodium 9,285 users)

Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Sleep disorder 42,387 patients)

On Dec, 5, 2014: 8,460 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 49 people (0.58%) have Sleep Disorder.

Trend of Sleep disorder in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Sleep disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep disorder9.09%54.55%9.09%0.00%0.00%27.27%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Sleep disorder47.50%52.50%

Age of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%15.15%24.24%60.61%

Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep disorder0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep disorder0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (4 people, 8.16%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 8.16%)
  3. Prophylaxis (3 people, 6.12%)
  4. Back pain (3 people, 6.12%)
  5. Schizophrenia (2 people, 4.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (17 people, 34.69%)
  2. Zocor (9 people, 18.37%)
  3. Furosemide (9 people, 18.37%)
  4. Plavix (8 people, 16.33%)
  5. Lipitor (8 people, 16.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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