Crestor Vs. Simvastatin Vs. Pravastatin Sodium Vs. Atorvastatin Calcium for a male patient aged 67 - from FDA reports


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On Jan, 10, 2019

92,563 males aged 67 (±5) who take Crestor, Simvastatin, Pravastatin Sodium, Atorvastatin Calcium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Crestor, Simvastatin, Pravastatin Sodium, Atorvastatin Calcium for a male patient aged 67.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 67
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: High Cholesterol

Drugs in this study:

  • Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)
  • Simvastatin (simvastatin)
  • Pravastatin Sodium (pravastatin sodium)
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (atorvastatin calcium)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 67 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
Outcome and its % of total reports:

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body):
  • Crestor: 0.07 %
  • Simvastatin: 0.15 %
  • Pravastatin Sodium: 0.03 %
  • Atorvastatin Calcium: 0.14 %

Most common side effects:

Crestor:
  1. Weakness
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  4. Breathing Difficulty
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Drug Ineffective
  9. Heart Attack
  10. Rashes (redness)
Simvastatin:
  1. Weakness
  2. Breathing Difficulty
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Drug Ineffective
  9. Diarrhea
  10. Chest Pain
Pravastatin Sodium:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Breathing Difficulty
  3. Weakness
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Dizziness
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  9. Pneumonia
  10. Heart Attack
Atorvastatin Calcium:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Weakness
  3. Breathing Difficulty
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  8. Heart Attack
  9. Dizziness
  10. Chest Pain

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Crestor:
  1. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  2. Weakness
  3. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  4. Heart Attack
  5. Fall
  6. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  7. Breathing Difficulty
  8. Joint Pain
  9. Pain In Extremity
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Simvastatin:
  1. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  2. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  3. Weakness
  4. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  5. Pain In Extremity
  6. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Myopathy (a muscular disease in which the muscle fibres do not function)
  9. Heart Attack
  10. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
Pravastatin Sodium:
  1. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  2. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  3. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  4. Heart Attack
  5. Depression
  6. Weakness
  7. Joint Pain
  8. Fall
  9. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Atorvastatin Calcium:
  1. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  2. Weakness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Pain In Extremity
  5. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  6. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  7. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
  8. Joint Pain
  9. Memory Loss
  10. Heart Attack

FDA reports used in this study

What are the drugs?

What are the symptoms?

  • Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gout, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 30,949 Gout patients).


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