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Report Pravastatin Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Pravastatin, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Pravastatin side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Pravastatin.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Pravastatin side effects are:
Muscle Weakness (83 reports)
Fatigue (49 reports)
Pain In Stomach Area Cramping (32 reports)
Weaknes Hips (30 reports)
Dizziness (25 reports)
Shaky (21 reports)
Diarrhea (20 reports)
Dizzy And Shaky (15 reports)
Neck & Shoulder Pain (11 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Pravastatin side effects . You can also compare Pravastatin side effects or view FDA reports.

Pravastatin Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Pravastatin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Pravastatin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Interstitial Lung Disease
on Oct 31, 2013 Male from NL , 63 years of age, was treated with Pravastatin Sodium. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: interstitial lung disease. Pravastatin Sodium dosage: 1df:10mg Tab?pravastatin Sodium 10 Mg Tabs.
Associated medications used:
  • Mesalazine (Mesalazine 1.2g Tablet ?2tabs)
  • Fosavance (1df:70mg/2800ie Tablet)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
Patient was hospitalized.

Flank Pain, Mobility Decreased, Poor Quality Sleep, Exercise Tolerance Decreased, Gait Disturbance, Limb Discomfort, Sleep Disorder
Patient was taking Pravastatin Sodium. Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: flank pain, mobility decreased, poor quality sleep, exercise tolerance decreased, gait disturbance, limb discomfort, sleep disorder on Oct 28, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Pravastatin Sodium dosage: N/A.

Dry Mouth, Aptyalism, Product Quality Issue
Adverse event was reported on Oct 23, 2013 by a Female taking Pravastatin Sodium (Dosage: 1 Pill) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 69 years of age, weighting 145.0 lb, After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: dry mouth, aptyalism, product quality issue.

Muscle Spasms, Paraesthesia, Dyspnoea, Respiratory Disorder, Chest Discomfort, Palpitations, Asthenia, Dysarthria
on Oct 23, 2013 Male from US , 50 years of age, weighting 186.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: muscle spasms, paraesthesia, dyspnoea, respiratory disorder, chest discomfort, palpitations, asthenia, dysarthria. Pravastatin dosage: One Tablet Once Daily. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.


Rhabdomyolysis
on Oct 25, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin. Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: rhabdomyolysis. Pravastatin dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Alopecia
Patient was taking Pravastatin Sodium. After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: alopecia on Oct 22, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 48 years of age, weighting 195.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Pravastatin Sodium dosage: One Tablet One At Bedtime Orally.

Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Mb, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Adverse event was reported on Oct 21, 2013 by a Female taking Pravastatin 1a Pharma (Dosage: 40 Mg, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: DE , 75 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: blood creatine phosphokinase mb, blood creatine phosphokinase increased.

Pruritus, Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
on Dec 23, 2013 Male from FR , 58 years of age, was treated with Pravastatin. Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: pruritus, hypersensitivity vasculitis. Pravastatin dosage: 20 Mg, Daily. Patient was hospitalized.

Muscular Weakness, Fatigue, Exercise Tolerance Decreased
on Oct 10, 2013 Female from US , 69 years of age, weighting 128.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin, 20 Mg. After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: muscular weakness, fatigue, exercise tolerance decreased. Pravastatin, 20 Mg dosage: N/A.

Colitis Ulcerative
Patient was taking Pravastatin Sodium. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: colitis ulcerative on Oct 11, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 66 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, . Pravastatin Sodium dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Urticaria
Adverse event was reported on Oct 03, 2013 by a Female taking Pravastatin Sodium Tablets Usp (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 79 years of age, Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: urticaria.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Headache, Chest Pain, Decreased Appetite, Thirst, Dysgeusia, Nausea, Oral Discomfort, Throat Irritation, Dyspepsia
on Oct 01, 2013 Female from US , 68 years of age, weighting 115.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin Sodium. After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: headache, chest pain, decreased appetite, thirst, dysgeusia, nausea, oral discomfort, throat irritation, dyspepsia. Pravastatin Sodium dosage: 1 Pill.

Malaise, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Restless Legs Syndrome
on Nov 08, 2013 Female from US , 70 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was treated with Pravastatin Sodium. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: malaise, nausea, diarrhoea, restless legs syndrome. Pravastatin Sodium dosage: 40 Mg Tablet, Take Two Tablets By Mouth Every Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Pro-air (108 (90 Base) Mcg/act. Inhale I To 2 Puffs Every 4 To 6 Hours As Needed.)
  • Prolia (60 Mg/ml, Inject Subcutaneously 60 Mg/ml Every 6 Months)
  • Symbicort (160-4.5 Mcg/act, Inhale 2 Puffs Twice Daily)
  • Vitamin D (50000 Iu/tablet, Take I Tab Twice Weekly For 3 Weeks Then Once Active)
  • Zovirax (5 %, External Ointment Apply A Small Amount 3 Times Daily As Directed)
  • Levemir Flex Pen (Strength1 00 Unit/ml , 1x/day)
  • Levemir Flex Pen (Unk)
  • Insulin Detemir (10 Iu, 1x/day)


Liver Function Test Abnormal, Renal Failure Acute, Rhabdomyolysis
Patient was taking Pravastatin. Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: liver function test abnormal, renal failure acute, rhabdomyolysis on Sep 25, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 65 years of age, weighting 214.5 lb, was diagnosed with and. Pravastatin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Muscular Weakness, Myalgia
Adverse event was reported on Sep 24, 2013 by a Male taking Pravastatin (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 80 years of age, weighting 175.0 lb, After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: muscular weakness, myalgia.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Plavix
  • Atenolol
  • Asprin
  • Calcium
  • Fish Oil


Arthritis, Fatigue, Gait Disturbance
on Sep 18, 2013 Female from US , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: arthritis, fatigue, gait disturbance. Pravastatin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Myalgia
on Sep 18, 2013 Male from US , 64 years of age, weighting 225.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin. Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: myalgia. Pravastatin dosage: N/A.

Grip Strength Decreased, Asthenia
Patient was taking Pravastatin. After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: grip strength decreased, asthenia on Sep 17, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 66 years of age, weighting 220.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Pravastatin dosage: 1 Tablet.

Rash, Skin Exfoliation, Skin Fissures
Adverse event was reported on Sep 13, 2013 by a Male taking Pravastatin (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 57 years of age, weighting 240.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: rash, skin exfoliation, skin fissures.

Tendon Rupture
on Jan 24, 2014 Female from CH , 77 years of age, was treated with Pravastatin. Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: tendon rupture. Pravastatin dosage: 0.5 Df, Qd.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Gait Disturbance, Mobility Decreased
on Sep 12, 2013 Female from US , 56 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin. After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: gait disturbance, mobility decreased. Pravastatin dosage: Taken By Mouth.

Muscular Weakness, Myalgia, Dizziness, Loss Of Consciousness, Joint Injury
Patient was taking Pravastatin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: muscular weakness, myalgia, dizziness, loss of consciousness, joint injury on Sep 10, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 63 years of age, weighting 89.99 lb, was diagnosed with and. Pravastatin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Mouth Ulceration
Adverse event was reported on Sep 06, 2013 by a Male taking Pravastatine (Dosage: Tabs) . Location: GB , 68 years of age, Patient felt the following Pravastatin side effects: immune thrombocytopenic purpura, mouth ulceration.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Muscular Weakness, Fall, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
on Sep 03, 2013 Male from US , 88 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin. After Pravastatin was administered, patient encountered several Pravastatin side effects: muscular weakness, fall, blood creatine phosphokinase increased. Pravastatin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Pain In Extremity, Dyspepsia, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Asthenia
on Sep 03, 2013 Male from US , 71 years of age, weighting 189.6 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pravastatin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pravastatin side effects: pain in extremity, dyspepsia, vomiting, diarrhoea, fatigue, asthenia. Pravastatin dosage: 1 Pill Once Daily Taken By Mouth.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

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