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Pravastatin and Cough

This page shows results related to Pravastatin and Cough from the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS).

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Pravastatin and Cough

Age

50-59 Years
13
>60 Years
13
30-39 Years
2
1-9 Years
1

Gender

Male: 45%
Female: 55%

Outcome

What were the most common outcomes of those reporting Cough?

Other
21
Hospitalization
12
Disability
7
Life Threatening
2
Death
1
Required Intervention
1

Reporter

Who most commonly reported Cough?

Consumer
12
Other
10
Physician
7
Pharmacist
1

Therapy

Of those reporting Cough, why were they taking Pravastatin?

Hyperlipidaemia
10
Blood Cholesterol Increased
9
Hypercholesterolaemia
6
Blood Cholesterol
2
Coronary Artery Disease
2

Is the adverse drug reaction you’re experiencing actually due to the drug you took?

The Naranjo Scale is a questionnaire for determining the likelihood of whether an adverse drug reaction is actually due to the drug or caused by other factors. Probability is assigned via a score termed definite, probable, possible or doubtful.*

YESNOUNKOWN
Are there previous conclusive reports on this reaction?
Did the adverse event appear after the suspected drug was administered?
Did the adverse reaction improve when the drug was discontinued or a specific antagonist was administered?
Did the adverse reaction reappear when the drug was readministered?
Are there alternative causes (other than the drug) that could on their own have caused the reaction?
Did the reaction reappear when a placebo was given?
Was the drug detected in the blood (or other fluids) in concentrations known to be toxic?
Was the reaction more severe when the dose was increased, or less severe when the dose was decreased?
Did the patient have a similar reaction to the same or similar drugs in any previous exposure?
Was the adverse event confirmed by any objective evidence?
Probability of an Adverse Event
Doubtful
Possible
Probable
Definite

*Naranjo, et al. "A method for estimating the probability of adverse drug reactions." Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1981 Aug;30(2):239-45.

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