Review: could Pravastatin cause Memory loss?
We study 8,421 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 99 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 9,227 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Memory loss (latest reports from 466,232 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 8,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 99 people (1.18%) have Memory Loss. They amount to 0.02% of all the 465,819 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%||20.83%||4.17%||4.17%||33.33%||33.33%||4.17% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Memory loss||62.50%||37.50% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||2.25%||0.00%||0.00%||3.37%||4.49%||37.08%||52.81% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||8.33%||54.17%||16.67%||20.83% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||21.43%||0.00%||78.57% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (12 people, 12.12%)
- High blood cholesterol (10 people, 10.10%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 8.08%)
- High blood pressure (8 people, 8.08%)
- Dyspepsia (8 people, 8.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lansoprazole (16 people, 16.16%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 13.13%)
- Prednisone (8 people, 8.08%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 8.08%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 7.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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