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Posted 17 Feb 2013 by • 2 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 8 Jul 2013 by • 1 answer
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 5 Feb 2017 by • 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.
Posted 19 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 30 Sep 2016 by • 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?
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 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 ...
Posted 15 Aug 2016 by • 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 • 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.
Posted 13 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 1 Apr 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
Side effects with Creston and Pravastatin. Started Livalo 6 months ago. Steadily gaining weight.
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Pravastatin Patient Information at Drugs.com
- Pravastatin Information for Consumers
- Pravastatin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Pravastatin (detailed)