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

Posted 20 Nov 2015 by AngieGreen 0 answers

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 thoughts? I just started this drug a week ago. Thank-you in advance.

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

Posted 27 Dec 2014 by Kalphia 1 answer

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

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

Posted 3 Jul 2014 by kjm1223 2 answers

... 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 Pain ebbed when atorvastatin was withdrawn.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 if the statin drug is doing it because I have a lot of disc problems in lower back and bursitis in ...

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

Posted 2 Mar 2010 by Satritt 3 answers

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

Crestor versus Pravachol?

Posted 2 Nov 2013 by Ellis Harrison 1 answer

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 save my expenses to go to a Generic drug. Are theses 2 drugs compatible? Should I expect any unusual ...

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

Posted 3 Nov 2011 by Judycl5 1 answer

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.

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

Posted 10 Jul 2013 by bobocarlsobo 1 answer

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

Lipitor - has anyone taking atorovastatin experienced heartburn?

Posted 28 Aug 2012 by gagirl1348 1 answer

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

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

Posted 15 May 2012 by concerned in cranston 3 answers

... 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.

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

Posted 5 Jul 2012 by Auristher 1 answer

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

Pravachol - CAN PILLS BE SPLIT?

Posted 16 Feb 2012 by DVGUNDE 1 answer

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

Posted 25 Jul 2011 by Eve54 1 answer

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 morning is that ok? can this cause a sleep problem if i was to take it at bedtime?

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

Posted 26 Sep 2011 by Eve54 2 answers

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

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

Posted 8 Aug 2011 by wildmom 3 answers

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. :(

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