Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Coughing?


Coughing is found among people who take Pravastatin Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension . We study 9,022 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.

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Pravastatin Sodium

Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Pravastatin sodium 9,790 users)


Coughing has been reported by people with nausea, alanine aminotransferase increased, blood glucose increased, constipation, drug ineffective (latest reports from 92,332 Coughing patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

9,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 164 people (1.82%) have Coughing

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Coughing?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 4 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • female: 59.75 %
  • male: 40.25 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.45 %
  • 30-39: 2.9 %
  • 40-49: 4.35 %
  • 50-59: 31.16 %
  • 60+: 57.97 %

Severity if Coughing when taking Pravastatin Sodium **:

  • least: 36.36 %
  • moderate: 36.36 %
  • severe: 18.18 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Coughing **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 22.22 %
  • not yet: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (20 people)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (18 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (10 people)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (29 people)
  • Atenolol (27 people)
  • Aspirin (24 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (17 people)
  • Actos (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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