Review: could Pravastatin cause Sleep disorder?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
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, 48 have Sleep disorder. See who they are, when they have Sleep disorder 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.
Sleep disorder (latest reports from 131,006 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 8,353 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 48 people (0.57%) have Sleep Disorder.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Sleep disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||60.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00%||30.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Sleep disorder||46.15%||53.85% |
Age of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.62%||21.88%||62.50% |
Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 8.33%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 8.33%)
- Back pain (3 people, 6.25%)
- Prophylaxis (3 people, 6.25%)
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (17 people, 35.42%)
- Zocor (9 people, 18.75%)
- Furosemide (9 people, 18.75%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 16.67%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (8 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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