Pravastatin

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Other names: Pravachol
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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Does Pravastatin cause Constipation ?

Constipation is a known side effect of Pravastatin
#60 in Pravastatin discussions - 13 posts discuss Constipation with Pravastatin. Constipation is #60 concern in Pravastatin discussions.
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a year. Have had increasing muscle aches, constipation...
" I've been taking Pravastatin 40mg for almost a year. Have had increasing muscle aches, constipation, and my fingernails are getting dry and brittle. My choesteral levels are much better but I don't... "

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measure. Also take pravastatin, ibuprofen, soy isoflavones,...
" ...in case. I also had that feeling I was constipated and had to go often. I strained too much and gave myself hemorrhoids. Took Colace and the hemorrhoids and ...a preventative measure. Also take... "

no side effects from the Pravastatin. For constipation...
" ...side effects. I have been on Pravastatin 20 mg. for about 4 years now. I have no side effects from the Pravastatin. For constipation I found... "

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little (tolerable) muscle ache with pravastatin, compared...
" ...other statin drugs. I had very little (tolerable) muscle ache with pravastatin, compared with the others. The ...only major side effect I had was constipation initially. I was able to ...am a strong believer... "

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pravastatin 20 mg. for 10 days. Nausea, stomach cramps,...
" Took pravastatin 20 mg. for 10 days. Nausea, stomach cramps, constipation, feel hot, head hurts, can't sleep,... "

tatin with supper, it keeps it from being constipatin...
" ...and diet.... better than 80% of the country ( who WILL BE somebody's Bad Ancestors later) ps...take the Pravastatin with supper, it keeps it from being constipating, and stays in you... "

een taking pravastatin 10mg for a while - all ok e...
" pravastatin Been taking pravastatin 10mg for a while - ...this version I have had serious problems with bloating, constipation and discomfort on urinating(no, I haven't got cystitis!). Looking at the... "

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een taking pravastatin 10mg for a while - all ok e...
" pravastatin Been taking pravastatin 10mg for a while - ...this version I have had serious problems with bloating, constipation and discomfort on urinating(no, I haven't got cystitis!). Looking at the... "

started pravastatin and so far no problems. I understand ge...
" ...Lipitor for years except for constipation. Early last year the insurance ...Six weeks ago I started pravastatin and so far no problems. I understand generic statins ...column re possible help for... "

arried female. Been on pravastatin for several years....20 m...
" ...year old married female. Been on pravastatin for several years....20 mg. For ...year or more have had terrible headaches. I then needed ANOTHER ...nights, back pain, headaches and constipation are enough... "

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