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Pravachol

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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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switched me to Pravachol and all the problems went away
...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...
hepatitis from taking Pravacol for high cholesterol...
...My husband has chemical hepatitis from taking Pravacol for high cholesterol .  He has been off the drug since 11/8 but just seems to be getting worse.  He is severely jaundiced and c...
was on pravacol for high cholestral i had a cpk leval that...
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...
inflamation and took my first pravachol last night. now...
...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...
and has been taking Pravacol for about two years....
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...
I had been taking 40mg of pravachol for 3-1/2 months. Now...
...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...
genetic. I was on Pravachol until I had a reaction to it...
...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...
Added 18 Sep 2010: I've been taking Pravachol...
...and been feeling bloated. After I eat dinner I get bad cramps and have ...18 Sep 2010: I've been taking Pravacho
I have bloated so much and also having a hard time breathing...
...Pravachol for 2 weeks now and every muscle hurst and I have bloated so much and also having a hard time breathi...
since talked to others that have been DX with sleep apnea...
Pravachol caused severe sleep apnea for me...it seemed to come with the other muscle failure symptoms. I have sinc...
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