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Review: could Pravastatin cause Rashes?
We study 8,440 people who have side effects while taking Pravastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 226 have Rashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Rashes and more.
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Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,268 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Rashes (redness) (latest reports from 971,983 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 30, 2014: 8,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Pravastatin sodium. Among them, 223 people (2.64%) have Rashes. They amount to 0.02% of all the 966,857 people who have Rashes on eHealthMe.
Time on Pravastatin sodium when people have Rashes * :
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Gender of people who have Rashes when taking Pravastatin sodium * :
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Severity of Rashes when taking Pravastatin sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Rashes ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (62 people, 27.80%)
- Diabetes mellitus (39 people, 17.49%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (26 people, 11.66%)
- Dyslipidaemia (24 people, 10.76%)
- Hypothyroidism (21 people, 9.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (64 people, 28.70%)
- Lisinopril (31 people, 13.90%)
- Enalapril maleate (29 people, 13.00%)
- Synthroid (28 people, 12.56%)
- Furosemide (25 people, 11.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have developed a rash on several parts of the body.. Small bumps and red all over.
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i have a rash with raised red areas that are shiny on my legs and arms mostly. it itches severly
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On eHealthMe, Pravastatin Sodium (pravastatin sodium) is often used for high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions Pravastatin Sodium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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