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Pravastatin: More serious side effects include: unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness;fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine;chest pain;swelling, weight gain, urinating less than usual or not at all; or nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes) and others perhaps less signficant. ...Read more
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I am a postmenopausal woman I have been taking pravastatin 40 mg for two years. Can i just stop taking?
No: Eating too much makes you gain weight. There is no association with Pravastatin or any other statin. ...Read more
I am now taking pravastatin 40 mg the price just went up 10 fold . What dose of lobs station is the equivalent?
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 low baseline number. ...Read more
Yes: Both are avalable as generic medications in the us. ...Read more
Pravastatin: Pravastatin and flax seed oil can be taken together. ...Read more
Statins: Nope. Not in any way. The doses are nearly the same, so do not know where this myth is coming from. ...Read more
Can I take 2 pravachol (pravastatin) tablets 40mg tablets instead of 1 80mg. one? Thanks in advance.
Yes: yes you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pravastin: There are multiple side effects including liver abnormalities and / or muscle aches or pains. There should be a significant benefit for the medicine versus the risk of taking it. ...Read more