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What can I do for Constipation while taking pravastatin

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Don't think that is why your penis is burning at all. Please visit your doc. It needs evaluation with your history of cancer

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: Speak to your doctor before stopping your medications. Presumably there is a good reason why you are on a statin.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: There should be no significant effect here.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Pravastatin/grapefru: Grapefruit does not interfere with Pravastatin( Pravochol). Grapefruit does interfere with other statins like Zocor ( (simvastatin), Lipitor( atorvast ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Consult your doc: Please discuss the matter with your doctor who is prescribing pravastatin. In general reducing triglycerides requires weight loss, reduction in the in ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience Family Medicine
40 mg: The relative strength of Pravachol (pravastatin) and Mevacor ( generic = lovastatin) are the same. They are metabolized in different ways so it varies ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Statins have anti-inflammatory effects that can lower CRP levels.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience Hepatology
No: There is published data about safety at this dose.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is no contraindication that I am aware of
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually.: Pravastatin has a weak effect on lowering triglycerides. Not really sure that there is an excessively low trig. Some folks are born with a rather l ... Read More

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