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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Pravastatin for High Triglycerides

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am currently taking pravastatin for cholesterol. I...
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" High Triglycerides I am currently taking pravastatin for cholesterol. It's not quite ...for triglycerides (216). My doctor wants to add lopid to get the triglycerides... "

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eating). My triglycerides went from between high and very...
" ...I had been eating). My triglycerides went from between high and very high to low normal just from that diet change, but that did not change (lower) my LDL at all (disappointingly). So far, for me,... "

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Unfortunately, my triglycerides remain high so he...
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" My PCP is doing labs every three months. He increased my Levothroid to.75 micrograms. My good ...So it's improving. Unfortunately, my triglycerides remain high so he put me on Pravastatin. Many of us... "

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and my triglycerides were super high also. I am taking...
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" ...cholesterol for years and my triglycerides were super high also. I am taking Lovasa and Pravastatin now and also Niaspan. My cholesterol and triglycerides are now normal and my DR. took me off the... "

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ally having low thyroid. Years ago I took lipitor and h...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...cholesterol was 300 and triglycerides were high. Also found out the my thyroid was a bit low and needed more thyroid medication. Low thyroid can contribute to high cholesterol and... "

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see what my TC is next month. but with high triglycerides...
| www.drmcdougall.com
" ...stopped that so he prescribed pravastatin which I took for a short time then quit. he wants me back on it. I said no but that I would think about it. will see what my TC is next month. but with... "

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is now 243 and triglycerides are 368 - still too high...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...A1C result was 6.8%. Have I gone from pre-diabetes to diabetes with these ...triglycerides were 711! After being on 40 mg of pravastatin, my total cholesterol is now 243 and triglycerides are 368 -... "

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because my triglycerides are borderline high. I am diabetic...
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" I have been on pravastatin (pravochol) for about 7 years. I am on it because my triglycerides are borderline high. I am diabetic so my docs want ...it. It hasn't increase my pain intensity nor the... "

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weight, vegan for 3 years. Was put on pravaSTATIN, 40...
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" ...7 (from usa's stats).  Low triglycerides high LDH.(Bad kind). Workout consistently, normal weight, vegan for 3 years.  Was put on pravaSTATIN, 40 mg.  Pain in right side ...clearing rate.  I still have... "

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my hubby just found out his ldl and triglycerides are high...
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" ...for years and I took lescol for about 7 years followed by pravastatin for the last year. I stopped the meds after finding I had problems with muscle weakness which turned out to not be related to... "

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