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Review: could Pravastatin cause Thyroid disorder (Thyroid diseases)?

We study 8,440 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Thyroid disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid disorder and more.

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Pravastatin sodium

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Thyroid disorder

Thyroid disorder (thyroid diseases) (latest reports from 49,541 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 8,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 11 people (0.13%) have Thyroid Disorder.

Trend of Thyroid disorder in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Thyroid disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thyroid disorder0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Thyroid disorder81.82%18.18%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thyroid disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%87.50%

Severity of Thyroid disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

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

How people recovered from Thyroid disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 36.36%)
  2. Thyroid disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Osteoporosis (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 36.36%)
  2. Digoxin (4 people, 36.36%)
  3. Humira (4 people, 36.36%)
  4. Methotrexate (4 people, 36.36%)
  5. Folic acid (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • No weight problems until started taking the pravastatin and the levothyroxine
    , started both meds same time

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Can this be from the Pravastatin and is it cause for medical emergency.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Just wondering if this could of cause my IC condition of the bladder. This is the only thing that has changed within the last two years. I am just guessing.

    Reply

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