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Posted 17 Feb 2013 by • 3 answers
Posted 30 Jan 2012 by • 1 answer
My doc switched me to sim when he found my cholesterol was still high.
Posted 2 Jul 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 2 Aug 2014 by • 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 ...
Diabetes, Type 2 - I would like to know if a blood sugar level of 136 can be treated with just diet?
Posted 18 Aug 2009 by • 5 answers
... and exercise. I have COPD and I take Spiriva, Zyban and Albuterol and I am scared to take the medicines (Metformin 1000 mg and Pravastatin 40mg tabs) that my doctor gave me because of all of the side effects and drug interactions.
Posted 10 Oct 2010 by • 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?
Posted 2 Mar 2010 by • 3 answers
I was told that when I take my pravastatin that I should not eat grapefruit? Why not?
Posted 4 Oct 2010 by • 2 answers
I'm 61, aside from a little arthritis I am fit & healthy. Taking 40mg of Pravastatin (switched from Simvistatin about 4 months ago due to Pravastatin's lower cost). Last few months I have become increasingly upset about what seems to be significant hair thinning. I never had thick ...
Posted 13 Oct 2012 by • 2 answers
I've been given Pravastatin 40mg but fall asleep b4 taking it. When I do I get bad heart pain? My last check up my cholesterol was considerably lower. I'm just going to stop taking it. That pain was a horrible feeling like wires snaking my heart. Two days since I've stopped taking ...
Posted 8 Jul 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 16 Mar 2011 by • 2 answers
I have been taking 20 mg of Pravastatin for years and it worked fine. About a year ago, my doctor increased to my dosage to 40 mg. This past year I started having increased muscle stiffness, soreness and cramps. I stopped taking it recently and the muscle stiffness has gone away. What are the ...
Posted 14 Jan 2014 by • 1 answer
Pravastatin is no longer on the $4 drug list of any pharmacy. why? Is there anywhere I can get this drug cheaply?
Posted 14 Sep 2009 by • 3 answers
Posted 7 Aug 2011 by • 1 answer
I have put on almost half a stone for no apparent reason over the past few weeks, and have realised it coincides with starting Pravastatin. Is weight gain a known side effect? I also am breathless and have aches and pins and needles in my legs, though I also had the last two effects when I was on ...
Posted 17 Jul 2012 by • 3 answers
... and cannot go to a Dr right now.I friend gave me one of these pills 50 mil,I'm in so much pain but am afraid to take it,can a diabetic take just one of these to relieve this god aweful pain???
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