Review: could Pravastatin cause Memory loss?
Summary: Memory loss could be caused by Pravastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Lansoprazole, and have Depression.
We study 8,364 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,169 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Memory loss (latest reports from 461,256 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 8,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 97 people (1.15%) have Memory Loss. They amount to 0.02% of all the 460,778 people who have Memory Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory loss||0.00%||22.73%||4.55%||4.55%||36.36%||27.27%||4.55% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Memory loss||62.77%||37.23% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||2.30%||0.00%||0.00%||3.45%||4.60%||37.93%||51.72% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||9.09%||50.00%||18.18%||22.73% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (11 people, 11.34%)
- High blood cholesterol (10 people, 10.31%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 8.25%)
- Dyspepsia (8 people, 8.25%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (7 people, 7.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lansoprazole (16 people, 16.49%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 12.37%)
- Prednisone (8 people, 8.25%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 8.25%)
- Lisinopril (7 people, 7.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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