Displaying 25 questions associated with Pravastatin.
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... read more
Diabetes, Type 2 - I would like to know if a blood sugar level of 136 can be treated with just diet?
... 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.
I was told that when I take my pravastatin that I should not eat grapefruit? Why not?
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... read more
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... read more
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?
Also take 1 Alleve a day.
I seem to have pain lifting my arms, especially right. It feels very sore, but not as much pain as when on Crestor. Seems then to have worse muscle aches. I guess I can deal with this as opposed to other statins taken. Also experience weakness in legs but this may be due to age and not enough... read more
I use the medication for the relief of arthritis pain. I have also had an aorta valve replaced, and take medications for that, (Metoprolol Tartrate,Lisinopril,Digoxin-Lanoxin, Pravastatin, Potassium, Aspirin and Furosemide) yesterday I had to take a ua test and tested positive for cocain use. Never... read more
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