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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
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