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Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Libido decreased?





Summary: Libido decreased is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 8,466 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Libido decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Libido decreased 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 9,285 users)

Libido decreased

Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, stress and anxiety, hair loss, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Libido decreased 6,207 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 8,460 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 12 people (0.14%) have Libido Decreased.

Trend of Libido decreased in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Libido decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Libido decreased25.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Libido decreased when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Libido decreased8.33%91.67%

Age of people who have Libido decreased when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Libido decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%25.00%66.67%

Severity of Libido decreased when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Libido decreased0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Libido decreased ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Libido decreased0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (2 people, 16.67%)
  2. Blood pressure increased (1 people, 8.33%)
  3. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Myasthenia gravis (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Eye injury (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (3 people, 25.00%)
  2. Vitamin d (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Vitamin b complex tab (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Indapamide (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Fosinopril sodium (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Is pravastatin na is also used for lower mcholesterol?
    (Asked by a 63 year old man who has Rectile Disfunction, and takes Pravastatin Sodium)
    need to know ,as i read a study that patients 60+ years old with Pravastatin sodiun, Impotence is Found
  • Has anyone had side affects and/or drug interactions from xarelto and prevastatin?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has High Cholesterol And Blood Clots, and takes Pravastatin, Xarelto)
    I currently take xarelto after a bout of multiple blood clots in both lungs...I have just been diagnosed with high cholesterol and dr wants me to take prevastatin and I'm concerned about side affects and/or drug interactions
  • Does anyone else have trouble getting to sleep since beginning to take brilinta?
    (Asked by a 76 year old woman who has Initial Insomnia, and takes Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, CoQ10, Aspirin, Brilinta, Omeprazole, Pravastatin Sodium, Tekturna)
    Am trying to figure out just why, since stent insertion, I have developed insomnia which keeps me from getting to sleep at night. Brilinta is the only new drug I am taking.I am very sleepy, falling asleep in my chair while watching TV, but wide awake when I go to bed and staying awake until two or three in the morning. I do not nap during the day and am pretty active with cardio rehab and walking the dogs three times a day.
  • Can stopping coumadin cause the heart rate to increase?
    (Asked by a 96 year old man who has Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Paxil, Lasix, Pravastatin Sodium, Aspirin, Metoprolol Tartrate)
    After stoppage of coumadin, the patient was started on Eliquis and after administration of one dose, the heart rate increased from the 70's to 120 plus. Could the increased heart rate be caused by the stoppage of coumadin?
  • Does xarelto contribute to extreme thinning of hair (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Dry Eyes, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Glimepiride, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Gabapentin, Pravastatin Sodium, Metformin, Lisinopril, Xarelto)
    extreme hair thinning
    inability to relieve dry eye symptoms (burning, feeling of foreign object in eyes
    can anything be done to correct these eymptoms

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