Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Hair Loss?


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 - 2 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Cholesterol . We study 9,226 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 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 hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Pravastatin sodium 11,956 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, itching, cognitive disorder, erection problems (latest reports from 75,642 Hair loss patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

9,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 68 people (0.74%) 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: 15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

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

  • female: 82.35 %
  • male: 17.65 %

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: 3.51 %
  • 40-49: 10.53 %
  • 50-59: 31.58 %
  • 60+: 54.39 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Pravastatin Sodium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 61.54 %
  • severe: 38.46 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hair Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Heart Rate Increased (6 people, 8.82%)
  • Cholesterol (6 people, 8.82%)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 7.35%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 5.88%)
  • Hypertension (4 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (10 people, 14.71%)
  • Omeprazole (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Actos (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 8.82%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 8.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (11 people, 16.18%)
  • Nausea (10 people, 14.71%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (8 people, 11.76%)
  • Diarrhoea (8 people, 11.76%)
  • Myalgia (7 people, 10.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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