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Review: could Pravachol cause Rectal bleeding?

We study 16,424 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

Pravachol (latest outcomes from 16,686 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Rectal bleeding

Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum) (latest reports from 10,174 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, pain.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 16,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol. Among them, 29 people (0.18%) have Rectal Bleeding.

Trend of Rectal bleeding in Pravachol reports

Time on Pravachol when people have Rectal bleeding * :

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

FemaleMale
Rectal bleeding55.17%44.83%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rectal bleeding0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.85%11.54%84.62%

Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Pravachol ** :

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How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (10 people, 34.48%)
  2. Vioxx (10 people, 34.48%)
  3. Lasix (8 people, 27.59%)
  4. Lanoxin (7 people, 24.14%)
  5. Prilosec (5 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (23 hours ago):

  • I started having rectal bleeding/hemmroids about 2 months ago. I started on my thyroid pill and hormone cream about this time.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Took me several years to figure out the connection here, because I have been on this medication steadily for so long. Also, I can't necessarily say that I experienced bleeding the entire time, but there were times during bleeding that I ran out of Flonase, and the bleeding stopped almost immediately. I did not recognize this right away though. Just one of those things that comes together over time. Once I had a hunch that Flonase was causing the bleeding, I did several tests, basically stopping and starting the medication, and like clockwork, the bleeding stopped and started respectively.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • After going to Cabo San Lucas four years ago I developed diarrhea, new food sensitivities and mouth sores. No tests were conclusive. Then two years ago I had to have an emergency appendectomy. Two springs ago I developed a "fistula" that created an abscess that went from my rectum to my perineum. Last spring I started experiencing much bleeding and pain (stinging) in my rectum. They went in and found no fistula, no fissure just tissue that was very inflamed. I tried Amoxicilin and Penicilin they helped a little, but the stinging never went away. Now the pain and bleeding are back. I have to quit work and I am searching for answers. Anyone please help with any ideas. Thanks PS for the last five months I have been on many supplements, natural antibiotics, probiotics and a paleo diet.

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