Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Ed?


Ed is found among people who take Pravastatin Sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 9,022 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed 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 9,487 users)


Ed has been reported by people with back pain, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy, chest pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 35,147 Ed patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

9,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 41 people (0.45%) have Ed

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Ed?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Ed *:

  • < 1 month: 4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16 %
  • 10+ years: 12 %

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

  • female: 7.32 %
  • male: 92.68 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.63 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 28.95 %
  • 60+: 52.63 %

Severity if Ed when taking Pravastatin Sodium **:

  • least: 10 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 55 %
  • most severe: 10 %

How people recovered from Ed **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 12.5 %
  • not yet: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (14 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (13 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (7 people)
  • Blood Pressure Increased (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (14 people)
  • Viagra (10 people)
  • Prednisone (7 people)
  • Lisinopril (7 people)
  • Bystolic (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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