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 . We study 10,487 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA. Among them, 79 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Pravastatin Sodium

Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Pravastatin sodium 12,386 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

10,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 79 people (0.75%) 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: 85.9 %
  • male: 14.1 %

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: 3.23 %
  • 40-49: 12.9 %
  • 50-59: 20.97 %
  • 60+: 62.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 12.66%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 8.86%)
  • Heart Rate Increased (6 people, 7.59%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 5.06%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 5.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (10 people, 12.66%)
  • Omeprazole (7 people, 8.86%)
  • Actos (7 people, 8.86%)
  • Lipitor (5 people, 6.33%)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (5 people, 6.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (13 people, 16.46%)
  • Nausea (12 people, 15.19%)
  • Weakness (11 people, 13.92%)
  • Diarrhea (11 people, 13.92%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (10 people, 12.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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