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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?

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.

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 Pain ebbed when atorvastatin was withdrawn.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 ...

Can pravachol 80 cause type 2 diabetes?

Posted 7 Nov 2010 by dtbears 1 answer

I had been on pravachol 40 for a couple of years when my lab work indicated it just wasn't bringing my numbers down, so my doctor increased it to 80 mg. The next time I had lab work done, I was diagnosed type 2 diabetic. There is no family history of diabetes, but my brother was put on ...

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

What could be the causing a male not to ejaculate?

Posted 13 May 2011 by Santashelper 1 answer

He had open heart surgery in 2000, takes pravachol, toprol 50 mg, aspirin, zoloft,and zyrtec. Most times he hurts in his chest when he makes love? Would medications be causing this or do you think it is a medical condition?

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?

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.

Can you dissolve Pravachol in water and drink the water? Is it still effective?

Posted 24 Sep 2016 by congenital 0 answers

... remaining pill. Is it still effective if I drink additional water to swallow what part of the pill that has dissolved?

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