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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?

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 ...

Could pravastatin cause buttock pain as well as other joint and muscle pain, ...

Posted 24 Aug 2017 by Johnstonejdskn 0 answers

... in particular neck pain?

Pravastatin - Memory problems w Prevestatin?

Posted 29 Apr 2017 by Statinfried 0 answers

I fear that my memory and cognitive functions have taken a nosedive since taking Prevestatin.

My husband had been taking pravastatin for last six months and since then he had been?

Posted 8 Apr 2017 by Sue sood 0 answers

... having nose infections. Does any one else has this problem? He had tried other statins too. Unfortunately he had some kind of side affect with them. Any suggestions about what can be done?

How long does it take pravastatin to get out of your system?

Posted 31 Mar 2017 by April2153 0 answers

I read a lot up on the pravastatin because my legs always hurting me there feel swollen and my knees hurt I hate you in the morning because it hurts so bad and we discontinued it and it's only been like five days but it seems like my legs are getting anyone can antone tell me how long it takes ...

Pravastatin: Why does the leaflet in the box say "Talk to your doctor . . if you are over 70"?

Posted 5 Feb 2017 by Mike Overton 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.

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?

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