Review: could Pravastatin Sodium cause Rashes?


Rashes is found among people who take Pravastatin Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 9,025 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 267 have Rashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Rashes 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)


Rashes (redness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 186,667 Rashes patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

9,025 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin Sodium.
Among them, 267 people (2.96%) have Rashes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pravastatin sodium cause Rashes?

Time on Pravastatin Sodium when people have Rashes *:

  • < 1 month: 24.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.24 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.24 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 55.6 %
  • male: 44.4 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.97 %
  • 40-49: 8.74 %
  • 50-59: 24.27 %
  • 60+: 66.02 %

Severity if Rashes when taking Pravastatin Sodium **:

  • least: 7.69 %
  • moderate: 38.46 %
  • severe: 46.15 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

How people recovered from Rashes **:

  • while on drug: 11.11 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (48 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (25 people)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (22 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (14 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (43 people)
  • Lisinopril (32 people)
  • Furosemide (24 people)
  • Synthroid (18 people)
  • Atenolol (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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