Review: could Pravastatin sodium cause Memory loss?
Summary: Memory loss is found among people who take Pravastatin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lansoprazole, and have Depression.
We study 8,498 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Pravastatin sodium has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,322 Pravastatin sodium users)
Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,451 Memory loss patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 8,498 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 101 people (1.19%) have Memory Loss.
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%||20.00%||4.00%||8.00%||32.00%||32.00%||4.00% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Memory loss||62.24%||37.76% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||2.20%||0.00%||0.00%||3.30%||5.49%||36.26%||52.75% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||15.38%||50.00%||15.38%||19.23% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||20.00%||0.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (13 people, 12.87%)
- High blood cholesterol (10 people, 9.90%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 7.92%)
- Dyspepsia (8 people, 7.92%)
- High blood pressure (8 people, 7.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lansoprazole (16 people, 15.84%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 12.87%)
- Prednisone (8 people, 7.92%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 7.92%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 6.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Promethazine Hydrochloride And Codeine Phosphate, Pravachol, Protonix, Cozaar, Celexa, Coreg, Symbicort, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Albuterol Sulfate for a 71-year old woman with Cough, Hypercholesterolemia, Gerd, Cardiac Disorder, Depression, Dyspnea. The patient has Pancytopenia
- A study of side effects of Neurontin for a 32-year old woman with Neuropathy. The patient has Memory Impairment
- A study of drug interactions between Celexa, Clonazepam, Valproic Acid for a 33-year old man with Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder. The patient has Impaired Memory, Memory Impairment, Disturbance In Attention, Cognitive Deterioration
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Losartan Potassium, Pravastatin Sodium, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride for a 60-year old woman with Pain, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol, Depression. The patient has Obesity, Thirst - Excessive
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a 79-year old man with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. The patient has Short-term Memory Loss
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