Review: could Pravastatin cause Thyroid 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, 10 have Thyroid disorder. See who they are, when they have Thyroid 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 9,142 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.
Thyroid disorder (thyroid diseases) (latest reports from 47,675 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 7,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 11 people (0.14%) have Thyroid Disorder.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Thyroid disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thyroid disorder||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Thyroid disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Thyroid disorder||81.82%||18.18% |
Age of people who have Thyroid disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Thyroid disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||87.50% |
Severity of Thyroid disorder when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Thyroid disorder||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Thyroid disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 36.36%)
- Thyroid disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 18.18%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 18.18%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 36.36%)
- Digoxin (4 people, 36.36%)
- Humira (4 people, 36.36%)
- Methotrexate (4 people, 36.36%)
- Folic acid (3 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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