Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Type 2 diabetes mellitus (Type 2 diabetes)?
Summary: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 8,493 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Type 2 diabetes mellitus and more.
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Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,316 Pravastatin sodium users)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes mellitus has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia, sleep disorder. (latest reports from 92,838 Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 8,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 34 people (0.40%) have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Type 2 diabetes mellitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Type 2 diabetes mellitus||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Type 2 diabetes mellitus when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Type 2 diabetes mellitus||48.57%||51.43% |
Age of people who have Type 2 diabetes mellitus when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Type 2 diabetes mellitus||4.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.00%||36.00%||24.00%||24.00% |
Severity of Type 2 diabetes mellitus when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Type 2 diabetes mellitus||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Type 2 diabetes mellitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Type 2 diabetes mellitus||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (12 people, 35.29%)
- Blood cholesterol (5 people, 14.71%)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (4 people, 11.76%)
- Schizophrenia (4 people, 11.76%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (12 people, 35.29%)
- Seroquel (12 people, 35.29%)
- Clonazepam (10 people, 29.41%)
- Multi-vitamin (9 people, 26.47%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (8 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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