Review: could Pravachol cause Rectal Bleeding?


Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Pravachol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Coumadin, . We study 19,063 people who have side effects while taking Pravachol from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.

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Pravachol has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Pravachol 19,448 users)

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 3,102 Rectal bleeding patients).

On Oct, 26, 2016

19,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol.
Among them, 29 people (0.15%) have Rectal Bleeding

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravachol cause Rectal bleeding?

Gender of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Pravachol *:

  • female: 55.17 %
  • male: 44.83 %

Age of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Pravachol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.85 %
  • 50-59: 11.54 %
  • 60+: 84.62 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (10 people, 34.48%)
  • Coumadin (10 people, 34.48%)
  • Lasix (8 people, 27.59%)
  • Lanoxin (7 people, 24.14%)
  • Prilosec (5 people, 17.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage Nos (10 people, 34.48%)
  • International Normalised Ratio Increased (6 people, 20.69%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Diarrhoea Nos (4 people, 13.79%)
  • Blood In Stool (4 people, 13.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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