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Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Coughing (Cough)?

Summary: Coughing is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hyperlipidaemia.

We study 8,493 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 143 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing 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 9,315 Pravastatin sodium users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,478 Coughing patients)

On Feb, 22, 2015: 8,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 143 people (1.68%) have Coughing.

Trend of Coughing in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Coughing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coughing4.35%13.04%13.04%4.35%43.48%21.74%0.00%

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Coughing56.12%43.88%

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coughing0.00%2.48%0.00%1.65%4.13%5.79%28.93%57.02%

Severity of Coughing when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing30.00%40.00%20.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Coughing0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (21 people, 14.69%)
  2. Hypertension (18 people, 12.59%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (8 people, 5.59%)
  4. Osteoporosis (7 people, 4.90%)
  5. Breast cancer (7 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (30 people, 20.98%)
  2. Atenolol (25 people, 17.48%)
  3. Lisinopril (23 people, 16.08%)
  4. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (16 people, 11.19%)
  5. Lopid (14 people, 9.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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