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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.

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 10,145 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 16,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravachol. Among them, 29 people (0.18%) have Rectal Bleeding. They amount to 0.29% of all the 10,139 people who have Rectal Bleeding on eHealthMe.

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 (1 week ago):

  • Some rectal bleeding, blood very bright. Seems to be directly in the cavity. Sometimes burning sensation when using the bathroom, some discomfort after.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • No weight problems until started taking the pravastatin and the levothyroxine
    , started both meds same time

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Can this be from the Pravastatin and is it cause for medical emergency.

    Reply

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