Review: could Pravastatin cause Thyroid disorder?
Summary: Thyroid disorder could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Levothyroxine sodium, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 8,364 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 (latest outcomes from 9,169 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Thyroid disorder (thyroid diseases) (latest reports from 48,620 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 8,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 11 people (0.13%) have Thyroid Disorder. They amount to 0.02% of all the 48,591 people who have Thyroid Disorder on eHealthMe.
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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