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Pravastatin

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Other Names: Pravachol

Rosuvastatin

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Other Names: Crestor
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 2,401 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 1,008 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor & marketed by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. in India as 'R2') is a member of the medication class of statins, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular di... Read more on Wikipedia
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By agleamofhope
June 5, 2014
agleamofhope wrote
Muscle Pain
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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
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What patients are saying about Pravastatin vs. Rosuvastatin

88 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
best choice. The problem with pravastatin is that it has...
...be the best choice. The problem with pravastatin is that it has very ...need significant LDL lowering, go with rosuvastatin...
why hes put me on pravastatin as its more tolerable...
...been put on pravastatin sodium 20mg ...was originally put on 40mg simvastatin but taken ...why hes put me on pravastatin as its more tolerable ...someone told me about rosuvastatin is better ...
a switch from rosuvastatin to pravastatin might be worth...
...having it, and it gets worse. I pretty much agree. Though a switch from rosuvastatin to pravastatin might be worth trying briefly if the absolute risk from heart disease is...
on Pravastatin which made me a bit woozy at times. I was...
...one from the VA called Rosuvastatin CA 20mg that is suppose ...it works for me. Before that one I was on Pravastatin which made me a bit woozy at times. I was told then that our...
grapefruit. Thankfully I'm on rosuvastatin, cuz I loves...
...your doc to consider changing your statin. Pravastatin and rosuvastatin are okay with grapefruit. Thankfully I'm on rosuvastatin, c...
for statin use. pravastatin and rosuvastatin have...
...high HDL. statin can raise ALT for sure...up to 3x normal range is acceptable for statin use. pravastatin and rosuvastatin have less side effects than atorva a...
use rosuvastatin and pravastatin. I think some institutions...
We use rosuvastatin and pravastatin. I think some institutions might switch, but it will be very interesting to...
have been reported with rosuvastatin and pravastatin....
...determine muscular side effects. Cases of rhabdomyolysis have been reported with rosuvastatin and pravastatin. Measurement of CK is also important - if levels...
muscle aches. Now I'm on Pravastatin which doesn't seem too...
...to get muscle pains and cramps. These disappeared when I stopped taking it. Then I tried Atorvastatin which ...I'm on Pravastatin which ...soluble statins are supposedly better (Pravastatin, ...
risk in men prescribed pravastatin and an increased risk...
...there was an apparent decreased risk in men prescribed pravastatin and an increased risk in men prescribed rosuvastatin. These findings could represent a genuine association or could...
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