Pravachol

Last Update February 8, 2016
Pravastatin (marketed as Pravachol or Selektine) is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol a...
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1.7
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Positive 155 "...out of control. My doc prescribed Provastatin (generic Pravachol) 40 mg and I am now always within normal... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 214 "I developed severe sleep apnea after 2 months on Pravachol. I still have it, even though I discontinued Pravachol almost 3 years ago. I use a CPAP in order to sleep. The... "Read more negative discussions
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switched me to Pravachol and all the problems went away
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" ...to take the drug. 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... "

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

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was on pravacol for high cholestral i had a cpk leval that...
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" i was on pravacol for high cholestral i had a cpk leval that was high ...went down but still get charlie horses i also have fibro am seeing a nero.... "

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that I suffer from The Rhabdomyolisis due to Pravacho...
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" ...but also due to the depression and neuropathy that I suffer from The Rhabdomyolisis due to Pravachol use. The depression is way under control, and the nerve pain also better. I still get muscle... "

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mation and took my first pravachol last night. now I'm a...
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" ...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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and has been taking Pravacol for about two years....
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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... "

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had been taking 40mg of pravachol for 3-1/2 months. Now m...
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" ...223. I had been taking 40mg of 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... "

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avachol for his cholesterol control. Recently he has b...
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" ...26, 1998 at 11:17:35: My step father takes pravachol for his cholesterol control.  Recently he has been admitted into the hospital for liver failure due possibly to the ...side affects to t... "

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sked my cardiologist if I could stop the Pravachol for a...
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" Sore Neck and Shoulder Muscles w/Pravachol I have been on Pravachol for 4 years, had high Cholesterol , possible infarct. Over ...no help. I finally asked my cardiologist if I could stop the Pravachol... "

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asked my cardiologist if I could stop the Pravachol for...
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" I have been on Pravachol for 4 years, had high Cholesterol, possible infarct.  Over the last ...no help. I finally asked my cardiologist if I could stop the Pravachol for a bit to see ...this problem after... "

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Facts about Pravachol

Pravachol insert
How do I obtain Pravachol?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Pravachol?
Pill
What dosages are available?
10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
Ingredients
Pravastatin Sodium
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