A study for a 83 year old man who takes Pravastatin Sodium - from FDA reports


Summary

3,421 males aged 83 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 83 year old male patient who has High Cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

3,421 males aged 83 (±5) who takes Pravastatin Sodium are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Pravastatin Sodium for a 83-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 83
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: High Cholesterol
  • Drugs taken:
    • Pravastatin Sodium (pravastatin sodium)
  • Side effects: Muscle Cramps, Shortness Of Breath

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Muscle Cramps: 7 (0.2% of males aged 83 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Shortness Of Breath: 182 (5.32% of males aged 83 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (458 people, 13.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (447 people, 13.07%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (387 people, 11.31%)
  • Diabetes (152 people, 4.44%)
  • Stroke (144 people, 4.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (510 people, 14.91%)
  • Lasix (331 people, 9.68%)
  • Plavix (308 people, 9.00%)
  • Furosemide (224 people, 6.55%)
  • Lisinopril (209 people, 6.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (275 people, 8.04%)
  • Fatigue (200 people, 5.85%)
  • Dizziness (184 people, 5.38%)
  • Fall (171 people, 5.00%)
  • Pneumonia (166 people, 4.85%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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