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Is there a difference between simvistatin & pravastatin?

Posted 30 Jan 2012 by Menoe1 1 answer

My doc switched me to sim when he found my cholesterol was still high.

If I have aches and pains from taking several different statins will all statins affect me?

Posted 2 Jul 2013 by dredscott 5 answers

I have now taken 4 different statins, simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and atorvastatin. They all caused me muscle and joint soreness, my hands ache so bad and I seem to have lost some strength in them. When I stopped the statins there was great improvement! Will all statins do this for me or ...

Pravastatin VS. Crestor - what are equivalent doses?

Posted 10 Oct 2010 by shermeg42 1 answer

I was taking 10mg of Crestor PO daily. I recently switched to Pravastatin and the MD ordered 40mg PO daily. I was wondering if Pravastatin is really that much less potent and is this the bottom dose?

Pravastatin: Why does the leaflet in the box say "Talk to your doctor . . if you are over 70"?

Posted 5 Feb 2017 by Mike Overton 1 answer

My doctor was unaware of this (I think he's a very good and conscientious doctor), and couldn't find a reference to it in a computer trawl. I'm 69 and 10 months, and otherwise using the drug happily.

Pravastatin - how long stay in your system?

Posted 19 Nov 2016 by Robert Thamm 0 answers

My mom has been taking 20 mg of simvastatin can it cause a UTI?

Posted 30 Sep 2016 by robertsj 0 answers

the hospital put her on 40 mg of pravastatin but forgot to give us the new script. Called hospital and they said to take the simvastatin. Doesn't make sense why not just tell us to have her resume simvastatin?

Why is pravastatin no longer a cheap generic drug?

Posted 14 Jan 2014 by kkermbd 1 answer

Pravastatin is no longer on the $4 drug list of any pharmacy. why? Is there anywhere I can get this drug cheaply?

Can the medication Pravastatin at 40mg cause major weight loss?

Posted 2 Aug 2014 by CaliTiger 1 answer

My husband was prescribed Pravastatin 20 mg at first for high cholesterol. He seemed to do alright with that. He was also prescribed wellbutron 300mg once a day to help quit smoking. This was three years ago. After one and a half years his dr. changed his dosage of pravastatin to 40mg. After a few ...

Any issues with mood swings and anger? Spouse has been on at least four different statins in the?

Posted 15 Aug 2016 by Hykinfool 1 answer

... last 6-7 years. Each time after 6 months to a year there are muscle and joint problems and moodiness Currently on pravastatin for the past two years and same side effects however moodiness has gone to anger

Is it okay to take pravastatin 20 mg once a day prescribed by a cardiologist and naproxen sodium 220

Posted 14 Jul 2016 by gilberte21047 1 answer

... mg for pain of shoulder twice a day? Age 69, female, never been in hospital or had surgery, have osteoporosis and take no medication for that.

What is the difference in Pravastin and Simvastin?

Posted 1 Apr 2016 by Sweeper41 1 answer

My general practitioner prescribed 20 mg Pravastatin daily. A couple of years later a Cardiologist prescribe 20 mg Simvastatin daily and told me to stop the Pravastin, which I did. According to a drug dictionary they are the same drug, just different manufacturer. Friends that are taking other ...

Has anyone experienced weight gain? After 6 months on Livalo, I'm 10 lbs heavier?

Posted 17 Jun 2016 by DianaML 0 answers

Side effects with Creston and Pravastatin. Started Livalo 6 months ago. Steadily gaining weight.

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