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Hi. My Dr put me on pravachol 80mg after blood work came back but no explanation?

I vaguely remember and maybe I imagined it but I think the nurse said the number 202. My sister says that's a high dose to be started on so the doctor must be concerned. I have one stent. Any ...

Posted 6 days ago 0 answers

I recently started taking pravachol 40mg, I started having terrible pains in my left foot; trouble?

... walking. Have anyone experienced this. Along with memory loss

Posted 27 Dec 2014 1 answer

Pravachol - My doctor recently prescribed pravastatin 20mg for me - I was taking atorvastatin but I?

... ended up with horrible muscle pain from feet to head. Pain ebbed when atorvastatin was withdrawn. So far I have had a little extra pain in my lower back and hips but it's hard to determine ...

Posted 3 Jul 2014 2 answers

Crestor versus Pravachol?

I have been using Crestor 10 mg for at least 7 years. My doctor has changed my medication to a Generic statin, Pravachol 20 mg. This change was not due to a change in my medical history, it was to ...

Posted 2 Nov 2013 1 answer

Depression from Pravachol? What is the best method to withdraw from this statin?

have taken pravachol for cholesterol 25 years and seems like I have been depressed most of time. is there a best method to withdraw from this statin med

Posted 10 Jul 2013 1 answer

Pravachol and grapefruit? Why can't I eat grapefruit when taking pravastatin?

I was told that when I take my pravastatin that I should not eat grapefruit? Why not?

Posted 2 Mar 2010 3 answers

Is there any cholesterol lowering medicine that does not cause muscle pain?

I have been on various cholesterolmeds and they are fine for about three months and then the horrible muscle pain in my legs start. This really affects my sleep and ability to exercise.

Posted 3 Nov 2011 1 answer

Lipitor - has anyone taking atorovastatin experienced heartburn?

I was on Pravachol with no heartburn but have been on atorovastatin about 3 weeks and now have heartburn

Posted 28 Aug 2012 1 answer

Will Pravachol help guard against mini strokes as well as Coumadin, does itneed weekly blood tests?

... blood tests like coumadin, my mom is 88 yrs old and she has trouble with the weekly blood tests and she cannot take pradaxa due to a chronic wound.

Posted 15 May 2012 3 answers

Pravachol - Are there differences between the colateral effects of simvastatine and pravastatine?

This question is because I feel sick when I took the simvastatine, and my doctor changed by pravastatine.

Posted 5 Jul 2012 1 answer


Posted 16 Feb 2012 1 answer

Pravachol - does it matter what time of day I take this, will it cause a sleep problem?

Sleep Disorders - iam taking provochol(spelling) for high colestrol(spelling sorry) does it matter when i take this? do you take it in the morning, afternoon, or evening or bedtime. i take it in the ...

Posted 25 Jul 2011 1 answer

Im on prevochol, it gives me a stomach ache in the am, would it better to take at night?

should i be taking this at nite as my friend says she takes her at nite time?

Posted 26 Sep 2011 2 answers

Isn't there another med I can take other than the ones that cause?

muscle pain that would work for me? I already have a hard time getting to sleep and the side effects of the statins are just too much. :(

Posted 8 Aug 2011 3 answers

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