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Other Names: Pravastatin
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 Nocardia autotrophica by researchers of ... Read more on Wikipedia

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Pravachol My husband has had very high cholesterol. He...
...Pravachol My husband has had very high cholesterol. He has ...try Pravachol since he says it is close to Zetia. Besides moving to another state and getting new insurance, does anyone know if Pra...
my Pravachol. 4-5 weeks after starting the Zetia I noticed...
...I was put on Zetia as a booster for my Pravachol. 4-5 weeks after starting the Zetia I noticed my hair thinning but did not attribute ...loss became worse. Finally stopped Zetia (have been off f...
did not bother me, but when he changed me to prevachol...
...last week and the panic has gone away. I'm supposed to ...or not, but I will probably need it. Lovastatin did not bother me, but when he changed me to prevachol is when I felt strange. My guess ...
reason they switched me from Pravachol to Lipitor was that...
...Hdl from 39 - 34 . They said that lipitor was stronger and believe me after what Pravachol was doing to me I panicked. Well you saw the numbers and Lipitor is not near as hard on me. I still...
taking the outrageously expensive Pravachol. Has anyone...
...doctor has put me on 10 mg of Pravachol a day. It took another doctor I was seeing for my back to find out that Lipitor was causing ...about taking the outrageously expensive Pravachol. Has...
\"atatin\"?  I am taking Pravachol--a cholesterol lowering...
...\"atatin\"?  I am taking Pravachol--a cholesterol ...had been on Zocor 40MG for a month--but they made me terribly nauseated----so the doctor changed the med to Pravachol 40MG...
230 so Doc prescribed Pravochol. I was given the generic....
...myself off of Zetia afer the ...to 230 so Doc prescribed Pravochol. I was given the generic. Took one pill every other day. Afer first pill felt burning in calf but ...now reccommending Welc...
6 months. I've switched to pravachol for the last month...
...for 4 years. It lowered my cholesterolfrom 240 to 170 without any apparant side effects. Then, I gradually started to have more severe intestinal pain, constipation ...I've switched to pravachol...
I changed from Lipitor to Pravachol. I consulted with...
...Ultrasound showed the same gallstone I've had for years. The last time my scores were elevated, I changed from Lipitor to Pravachol. I consulted with surgeon informally...
test---2 days later the Dr. changed his med. to pravachol...
...the cholesterol med. When I stopped Actos the pain and ...My husband was on Zocor and started having leg pains---blood test---2 days later the Dr. changed his med. to pravachol and he has not ...
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