Log in to your
account.
Quick sign up
It only takes a millisecond.
Terms and Conditions
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Enter your email address below, and you'll receive and email containing a link to reset your password.
Password reset
A confirmation email with a link to reset your password has been sent to at your request.
Please check your email and click on the link.
We do our best, but if you don't hear from us in a minute or two, please check your spam email folder.
For further assistance please contact us at support@treato.com.
Treato My Voice
Share your thoughts, experiences and ideas which could help others.
Please, no commercial content and no spam.
Make sure you enter your email address correctly so we can let you know when it goes live after a short moderation process.
The name that will be displayed with your story
Your email address will not be displayed on Treato, and will never be shared.
 
 
Thank you for sharing
Our editorial team will review this shortly and we will inform you once it goes live.
Treato My Voice
Thank you for sharing!
Your post was added to treato.com.
You’re one step away from being a registered user on Treato.
Just choose a password, and you’re done!
Treato My Voice
NOTE: All My Voice posts are carefully monitored by the Treato tream.
Your privacy is important. Treato will never sell or give your email address to a third party.
How to use bookmarks
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you through the My Treato
panel on the right
help-img
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you
through the My Treato panel on the right
help-img
To save and access your bookmarks from any browser, you need to be
logged in or create an account in 5 seconds.
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
You now have bookmarks. In order not to lose them, we recommend that you sign up or log in.
Security check
Let us know that you are a human.
Type the characters you see in the picture below
Submit

Atorvastatin

Rx
/ 4,404 posts
Other Names: Lipitor

Pravastatin

Rx
/ 2,568 posts
Other Names: Pravachol
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 4,404 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 2,568 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Atorvastatin (International Nonproprietary Name) , sold by Pfizer under the trade name Lipitor, is a member of the drug class known as statins, used for lowering blood cholesterol. It also stabilizes Atheroma and prevents strokes through anti-infla... Read more on Wikipedia
Pravastatin (marketed as Pravachol or Selektine) is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol and preventing cardiovascular disease. Initially known as CS-514, it was originally identified in a bacterium called ''No... Read more on Wikipedia
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Muscle Pain
Did you have
this too?
Nausea
Headaches
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Muscle Pain
Did you have
this too?
Tiredness
Cramping
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
Treato Video
Follow us
share this page
Help people by sharing experiences you've had with Atorvastatin or Pravastatin - your story could impact others.
Treato My Voice
By agleamofhope
June 5, 2014
agleamofhope wrote
Muscle Pain
Comment on this post
By Terry
October 14, 2013
Terry wrote
Pravastatin vs Muscle Pain
It seems that I have as well have severe hip pain using Pravastatin with Allopurinol and some times the pain is very intense. Thank you for your post. I am going to see my Dr. today.
Nelson  |  April 1, 2014
Comment on this post
By EEM
October 11, 2013
EEM wrote
Lovestatin 40mg.
Comment on this post

What patients are saying about Atorvastatin vs. Pravastatin

199 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
tried Simvastatin, Atorvastatin and Pravastatin and suffered...
I have tried Simvastatin, Atorvastatin and Pravastatin and suffered months of agonising hand cramps. So bad I had to soak my hands ...my cholesterol is fine. My diabetic nurse has told me...
when I stopped taking it. Then I tried Atorvastatin...
...then I started to get muscle pains and cramps. These disappeared when I stopped taking it. Then I tried Atorvastatin which was better - ...got muscle aches. Now I'm on Pravastatin which doesn't ...
and developed extremely painful joints ( I have RA...
...are the side effects of pravastatin? I d been taking atorvastatin and developed extremely painful joints ( I have RA) and had to ...wants me to take 10 mg of pravastatin but I h...
atorvastatin) He is in my opinion much better without them...
...changed his prescribed drug to pravastatin early in ...behaviour, I stopped the pravastatin and spoke ...of restarting the atorvastatin) He is in my opinion much better without them anyway,...
He then switched me to atorvastatin, also a disaster,...
...did OK on Lipitor for years except ...disaster. He then switched me to atorvastatin, also a disaster, which ...Six weeks ago I started pravastatin and so far no problems. I understand gene...
sick.. I am current on friday going to have a pancreatitis...
...with SLE my Cholesterol level 7.2. I have been on 3 different statins Simvastatin, Atorvastatin and Pravastatin and all 3 have made me sick.. I am current on friday going to have a...
on Pravastatin and again has no great problems (as a family...
...such as Atorvastatin (Lipitor) and Pravastatin. I take Lipitor and have never had any particular side effects, my father takes simvastatin and ...is on Pravastatin and again has no great problem...
My doctor has put me on Atorvastatin and in two days...
Severe pain after taking atorvastatin. History of being on pravastatin. Cholestrol 180, low Bp. Statin ...doctor has put me on Atorvastatin and in two days ...it. I was on pravastatin prior to t...
want me to go on to Atorvastatin which is stronger. However...
...been on pravastatin for some years and am now suffering from occasional outbursts of anger - unlike me. I often or frequently feel disorientated and feel ...me to go on to Atorvastatin which is...
atorvastatin and suffer from the same symptoms, perhaps...
Can prevastatin cause constipation? I am a diabetic? Pravastatin in about 4% people ho ...to counter this effect. I take atorvastatin and suffer from the same symptoms, perhaps all statins do...
feedback