Pravastatin sodium and Myasthenia gravis - from FDA reports


Summary

Myasthenia gravis is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Atorvastatin Calcium, and have Hyperlipidaemia. This review analyzes which people have Myasthenia gravis with Pravastatin sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,739 people who have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 30, 2017

11,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium.
Among them, 10 people (0.09%) have Myasthenia gravis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Myasthenia gravis?

Gender of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Pravastatin sodium *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Myasthenia gravis when taking Pravastatin sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 37.5 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vulvovaginal Swelling (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Vulvovaginal Pruritus (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Vulvovaginal Erythema (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Stroke (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atorvastatin Calcium (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Warfarin Sodium (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Protonix (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Pradaxa (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Fluvastatin (1 person, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Eyelid Ptosis (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Diplopia (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Electrocardiogram St-T Change (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1 person, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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