Pravastatin

Last Update February 10, 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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Does Pravastatin cause Constipation?

Constipation is a known side effect of Pravastatin
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Does Pravastatin cause Constipation?

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a year. Have had increasing muscle aches, constipation...
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" 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... "
September 11, 2015
I have been having the same side effects. I have gone without taking the pill and have had bowel movements and when I went back and took pravastin I was constipated again and I was wondering why my fingernails have been cracking.

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a year. Have had increasing muscle aches, constipation...
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" 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,...
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" ...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... "

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no side effects from the Pravastatin. For constipation...
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" ...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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pravastatin 20 mg. for 10 days. Nausea, stomach cramps,...
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" Took pravastatin 20 mg. for 10 days. Nausea, stomach cramps, constipation, feel hot, head hurts, can't sleep,... "

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tatin with supper, it keeps it from being constipatin...
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" ...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... "

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een taking pravastatin 10mg for a while - all ok e...
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" 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...
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" 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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started pravastatin and so far no problems. I understand ge...
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" ...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... "

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little (tolerable) muscle ache with pravastatin, compared...
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" ...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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