Review: could Pravastatin cause Type 2 diabetes mellitus?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.0/4
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, 34 have Type 2 diabetes mellitus. See who they are, when they have Type 2 diabetes mellitus 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.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (latest reports from 217,832 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia, sleep disorder.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 8,353 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 34 people (0.41%) have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. They amount to 0.02% of all the 217,029 people who 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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