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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

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

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 461,367 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.

Trend of Memory loss in Pravastatin sodium reports

Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory loss0.00%22.73%4.55%4.55%36.36%27.27%4.55%

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Memory loss62.77%37.23%

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%2.30%0.00%0.00%3.45%4.60%37.93%51.72%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss9.09%50.00%18.18%22.73%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (11 people, 11.34%)
  2. High blood cholesterol (10 people, 10.31%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 8.25%)
  4. Dyspepsia (8 people, 8.25%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (7 people, 7.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lansoprazole (16 people, 16.49%)
  2. Aspirin (12 people, 12.37%)
  3. Prednisone (8 people, 8.25%)
  4. Lipitor (8 people, 8.25%)
  5. Lisinopril (7 people, 7.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • fet sick from pravastatin
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    took aricept and doctor and guardian put me in memorory loss care facility cause I would not take the medication because make me sick it is poison me
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