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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 ...

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?

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?

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.

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.

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?

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 ...

Reactions to Pravastatin for those who have had chemotherapy?

Posted 16 Mar 2016 by TaMeJoey 1 answer

I am not able to take some medications because of chemotherapy. Is Pravastatin a drug that I should be avoiding?

I got severe muscle pain on Atorvastin so my doc switched me to pravastatin with coQ10. Is is good?

Posted 29 Jan 2016 by vivianlinda 1 answer

this OK? Why coQ10? He wants me to take coQ10 3 times a day. Any one with experience with this combo? Vivian

Finger joints hurting for couple of months?

Posted 6 Feb 2016 by Catlover3963 3 answers

My finger joints have been hurting for going on two months. Went to Dr last month blood work came back normal for arthritis, ra, gout, Lyme thyroid issues. All my medicines venlafaxine, pravastatin, nexium and hyzaar none list this as side effects. Sometimes in the middle of the night it feels like ...

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