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pravastatin 20 mg side effects

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pravastatin: More serious side effects include: unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness;fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine;chest pain;swell ... Read More

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Neither: They're very similar in structure, efficacy, and safety/side effect profile. But because they are slightly differ ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Unknown: They are probably;y unknown as herbal medicines have not been extensively studied as prescription medicines. You should NOT take any herbs, vitamins, ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Monitor: It's an effective medication and widely used. You should take it, especially as a diabetic. Just keep close follow up with your physician.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Pravastin: There are multiple side effects including liver abnormalities and / or muscle aches or pains. There should be a significant benefit for the medicine ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, But Weak Statin: Atherosclerosis begins in childhood & cholesterol (a fat made by every one of our cells) is not the correct issue. However, lowering cholesterol prod ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Well tolerated: The majority of people on pravatatin don't even know they're taking it. Occasionally there is generalized muscle aching which improves on a smaller do ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Probably statin!: Fibromyalgia causes pain below the knee. Statins can affect thigh muscles and lower leg muscles. You should tell your doctor first. A CPK and myogl ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
None.: Green tea powder is a potent anti-oxidant and will not interfere with pravastatin or diltiazem.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gould
26 years experience Neurology
Confusion: Mental status changes can take place. Be sure to generate a list of all meds and herbals and street drugs to distribute to all of your physicians to m ... Read More
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