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Review: could Pravastatin cause Sleep disorder?

Summary: Sleep disorder could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 8,364 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder 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.

Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder (latest reports from 134,428 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 5, 2014: 8,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 48 people (0.57%) have Sleep Disorder. They amount to 0.04% of all the 133,964 people who have Sleep Disorder on eHealthMe.

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 disorder0.00%60.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Sleep disorder46.15%53.85%

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%15.62%21.88%62.50%

Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep disorder0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 8.33%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 8.33%)
  3. Back pain (3 people, 6.25%)
  4. Prophylaxis (3 people, 6.25%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (17 people, 35.42%)
  2. Zocor (9 people, 18.75%)
  3. Furosemide (9 people, 18.75%)
  4. Lipitor (8 people, 16.67%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (8 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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