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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 8,460 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 106 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 9,277 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of pravastatin sodium reports

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 469,561 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Memory loss reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 8,454 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 100 people (1.18%) have Memory Loss.

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%20.83%4.17%4.17%33.33%33.33%4.17%

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

FemaleMale
Memory loss61.86%38.14%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%2.22%0.00%0.00%3.33%4.44%36.67%53.33%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss12.00%52.00%16.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (13 people, 13.00%)
  2. High blood cholesterol (10 people, 10.00%)
  3. Hypertension (8 people, 8.00%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 8.00%)
  5. High blood pressure (8 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lansoprazole (16 people, 16.00%)
  2. Aspirin (13 people, 13.00%)
  3. Lipitor (8 people, 8.00%)
  4. Prednisone (8 people, 8.00%)
  5. Lisinopril (7 people, 7.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has High Cholesterol And Blood Clots, and takes Pravastatin, Xarelto)
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    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
    Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...

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    I have always been very impatient about everything. I'm never on time I can't get anything accomplished around the house I can't concentrate or focus to get the laundry done or the dishes...I walk in circles most days accomplishing nothing! Paperwork really stresses me! Wheat her it be for my ki ...

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