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Review: could Pravastatin cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Aspirin, and have Erectile dysfunction.

We study 8,364 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Pravastatin sodium

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,169 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 132,481 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 8,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 42 people (0.50%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.03% of all the 132,883 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction5.56%16.67%11.11%22.22%5.56%22.22%16.67%

Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Erectile dysfunction4.76%95.24%

Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.78%11.11%33.33%52.78%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction10.00%30.00%50.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Erectile dysfunction (8 people, 19.05%)
  2. High blood cholesterol (6 people, 14.29%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 11.90%)
  4. Hypertension (5 people, 11.90%)
  5. High blood pressure (4 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (12 people, 28.57%)
  2. Atenolol (6 people, 14.29%)
  3. Trospium chloride (6 people, 14.29%)
  4. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (5 people, 11.90%)
  5. Simvastatin (5 people, 11.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can pravastatin cause erectile disfunction?

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • my blood pressure is well controlled but I suffer from ED.....even with 100mg Viagra my ED continues. I am wondering if the Beta Blocker in Carvedilol is causing this as well as the HCTZ in Lisinopril.

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