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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 ...

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 ...

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?

Does pravastatin activate gout?

Posted 11 days ago by bronnie51 0 answers

Pravastatin: Has anyone else had severe muscle pain from a statin and stayed on it? How???

Posted 21 Jul 2018 by jstacy55 0 answers

I've taken four different statins in the almost five years since my bypass surgery, tho cholesterol wasn't that high. Dr. wants it rock bottom and says STAY ON even though muscle pain is debilitating. Everyone else I know who has experience this pain went off immediately, but apparently I ...

I have a bottle of pravastatin 40mg. that is supposed to contain 90 pills?

Posted 27 Dec 2017 by Betty Tanner 2 answers

My bottle only had 78 pills. I will run out before insurance allows me to refill. I have been told by my pharmacy that only the manufacturer can help. I have paid for 12 pills that I did not get. What do you suggest for me?

Can pravastatin cause low mood, lack of enjoyment, depression, brain fog?

Posted 30 Oct 2017 by hakoa 1 answer

I have been suffering from feeling very flat emotionally, mood changes, i.e. irritability, irrational thoughts including jealousy and brain fog since taking pravastatin. I am on other medications since having a double heart bypass last October including a beta blocker, also I am a type 2 diabetic ...

Can Tradjenta contribute to high blood pressure?

Posted 12 Dec 2017 by VaGent01 0 answers

I was switched from Metformin (500mg) to Tradjenta (5mg) appx 4 months ago. I also take Pravastatin (80 mg) and Losartan (50mg), all daily. In the last couple of months, my blood pressure has gone from the 120's/60's to 150-160's/70's.

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