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Pravachol is taken for: High Cholesterol Heart Attack

Pravachol

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Other names: Pravastatin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Pravastatin (marketed as Pravachol or Selektine) is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol a...
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Pravachol for High Cholesterol
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What people say about Pravachol

Positive 141
Negative 179
We found 2,460 discussions
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" ...Doctor cut the dosage in half, and the pain lessen somewhat, but I was still unable to sleep or do the most simple activities. Doctor switched me to Pravachol and... "

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" ...My husband has chemical hepatitis from taking Pravacol for high cholesterol . He has been off the drug since ...to be getting worse. He is severely jaundiced and can not get... "

" i was on pravacol for high cholestral i had a cpk ...it and ckp levals went down but still get charlie horses i also have fibro am seeing a nero. now for nerve damage... "

" ...told yesterday that I have inflamation and took my first pravachol last night. now I'm afraid after reading this I will croak of a heart attack for taking this. What... "

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" My husband recently had a stress test. He has a history of high cholesterol and has been taking Pravacol for about two years. His cholesterol is now down to about 210. The stress test was just... "

" ...pravachol for 3-1/2 months. Now my doctor has increased the dosage to 80mg. If after 3 months my cholesterol doesn't come down, I'm going to recommend he put me on another type of medication to low... "

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" ...Neck and Shoulder Muscles w/Pravachol I have been on Pravachol for 4 years, had high Cholesterol , possible infarct. ...help. I finally asked my cardiologist if I could stop the Pravachol for a ... "

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" ...2 here, and have serious and permanent nerve damage from taking Pravachol. I began having problems ...punishment? Being diabetic and having slightly elevated cholesterol. The recommendatio... "

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" ...For me it's genetic. I was on Pravachol until I had a reaction to it after a few years of taking it and haven't taken anything for my high cholesterol in 3 years (due to TTC and... "

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" ...and been feeling bloated. After I eat dinner I get bad cramps and have ...18 Sep 2010: I've been taking Pravacho "

Patient concerns with Pravachol

We found 2,460 discussions
Post from
www.webmd.com
" ...Doctor cut the dosage in half, and the pain lessen somewhat, but I was still unable to sleep or do the most simple activities. Doctor switched me to Pravachol and... "

Post from
www.medhelp.org
" ...My husband has chemical hepatitis from taking Pravacol for high cholesterol . He has been off the drug since ...to be getting worse. He is severely jaundiced and can not get... "

" i was on pravacol for high cholestral i had a cpk ...it and ckp levals went down but still get charlie horses i also have fibro am seeing a nero. now for nerve damage... "

" ...told yesterday that I have inflamation and took my first pravachol last night. now I'm afraid after reading this I will croak of a heart attack for taking this. What... "

Post from
www.medhelp.org
" My husband recently had a stress test. He has a history of high cholesterol and has been taking Pravacol for about two years. His cholesterol is now down to about 210. The stress test was just... "

" ...pravachol for 3-1/2 months. Now my doctor has increased the dosage to 80mg. If after 3 months my cholesterol doesn't come down, I'm going to recommend he put me on another type of medication to low... "

Post from
www.medhelp.org
" ...Neck and Shoulder Muscles w/Pravachol I have been on Pravachol for 4 years, had high Cholesterol , possible infarct. ...help. I finally asked my cardiologist if I could stop the Pravachol for a ... "

Post from
www.spacedoc.net
" ...2 here, and have serious and permanent nerve damage from taking Pravachol. I began having problems ...punishment? Being diabetic and having slightly elevated cholesterol. The recommendatio... "

Post from
pcoscommunity.com
" ...For me it's genetic. I was on Pravachol until I had a reaction to it after a few years of taking it and haven't taken anything for my high cholesterol in 3 years (due to TTC and... "

Post from
www.drugs.com
" ...and been feeling bloated. After I eat dinner I get bad cramps and have ...18 Sep 2010: I've been taking Pravacho "

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