Pravachol and Rectal bleeding - from FDA reports


Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Pravachol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Coumadin, . This review analyzes which people have Rectal bleeding with Pravachol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,449 people who have side effects when taking Pravachol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 18, 2017

19,449 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 *:

  • International Normalised Ratio Increased (6 people, 20.69%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Confusion (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Blood In Stool (4 people, 13.79%)
  • Dyspnea Exertional (3 people, 10.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Rectal bleeding when taking Pravachol?


Pravachol has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Pravachol 19,902 users)

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