Pravastatin sodium and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Pravastatin sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,330 people who have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

11,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 86 people (0.76%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Hair loss?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • female: 85.88 %
  • male: 14.12 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Pravastatin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.99 %
  • 40-49: 11.94 %
  • 50-59: 19.4 %
  • 60+: 65.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (12 people, 13.95%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 8.14%)
  • Heart Rate Increased (6 people, 6.98%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (4 people, 4.65%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 4.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (10 people, 11.63%)
  • Omeprazole (7 people, 8.14%)
  • Actos (7 people, 8.14%)
  • Tarka (5 people, 5.81%)
  • Lasix (5 people, 5.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (14 people, 16.28%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 15.12%)
  • Weakness (11 people, 12.79%)
  • Diarrhea (11 people, 12.79%)
  • Diabetes (11 people, 12.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Pravastatin Sodium

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