Lescol and Salivary gland infections - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Salivary gland infections is found among people who take Lescol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lescol and have Salivary gland infections. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,144 people who have side effects when taking Lescol from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Nov, 30, 2022

7,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Lescol.
Among them, 9 people (0.13%) have Salivary gland infections.


What is Lescol?

Lescol has active ingredients of fluvastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 7,239 Lescol users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Salivary gland infections?

Salivary gland infections is found to be associated with 991 drugs and 661 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Lescol and Salivary gland infections reports submitted per year:

Could Lescol cause Salivary gland infections?

Gender of people who have Salivary gland infections when taking Lescol *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Salivary gland infections when taking Lescol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 88.89 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Common drugs people take besides Lescol *:

  1. Levothroid: 8 people, 88.89%
  2. Fosamax: 8 people, 88.89%
  3. Atenolol: 8 people, 88.89%
  4. Aspirin: 7 people, 77.78%
  5. Vagifem: 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Glimepiride: 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Avapro: 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Avandia: 1 person, 11.11%
  9. Amaryl: 1 person, 11.11%

Common side effects people have besides Salivary gland infections *:

  1. Jaw Fracture: 8 people, 88.89%
  2. Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body): 8 people, 88.89%
  3. Indigestion: 8 people, 88.89%
  4. Impaired Healing: 8 people, 88.89%
  5. Hypoaesthesia Oral (reduced sense of touch or sensation in mouth): 8 people, 88.89%
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 8 people, 88.89%
  7. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus): 8 people, 88.89%
  8. Gingival Disorder (gum disease): 8 people, 88.89%
  9. Fluid Retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood): 8 people, 88.89%
  10. Fistula Discharge (discharge from abnormal passage of structure/organ): 8 people, 88.89%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Thyroid Diseases: 8 people, 88.89%
  2. Bone Density Decreased: 8 people, 88.89%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Lescol and have Salivary gland infections?

Check whether Salivary gland infections is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on fluvastatin sodium (the active ingredients of Lescol) and Lescol (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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