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Average dose of pravastatin

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Dr. Aashish Raghu MD

of this started, I was prescribed a higher dose of Pravastatin Sodium- 40 MG. Any chance this could be the source? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aashish Raghu ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Albana Sejdini MD

I am taking milk thistle( silymarin ) for liver support. I also take inderal , low dose aspirin and pravastatin . Do I need to separate these drugs from the milk thistle? Will the milk thistle inactivate ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Rishu Saxena MD

RE: Pravastatin lowest dosage. Because I felt I was getting joint pain I am considering reducing dosage to every other day or twice a week as I do need to keep tabs on my cholesterol . I cannot tolerate ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rishu Saxena ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Prabhakar C Koregol MD

risk and memory problems. I have been on pravastatin but my Dr. wants me to take Lipitor. Would it be better to use a weaker statin like pravastatin? My cholesterol is 118 and my Dr. wants it lower. I am pre ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prabhakar C Koregol ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

and switched me to 40mg pravastatin . Same problem. Now on 10 mg pravastatin and starting to ache again ... View answer

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Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

Hi always have been on lopid for about 60 yrs..lol... dr. switched to pravastatin 80 mg. do you know why so high a dose??? I already have most of the symptoms that they mention...lucky me...so how ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Melek MD

my question. continued use of pravastatin over approx 8 years, have always had low to normal blood pressure. missed my dosage for the past 4 days, can this cause my blood pressure to elevate from a norm ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Melek ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Indhu Priyadharshini MD

I was put on Pravastatin about 3 months ago. But I have been tired, sleepy, achy, depressed and I ... they averaged them together. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indhu Priyadharshini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. MD

My husband lowered his pravastatin dose from 80 to 40 mg. Would he feel any physical effects? He s been light headed and has the feeling of being loopy this week. Wondering if it s related. I ve also ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

In past 5 years I have been on 30mgPravastatin, 40mgSymvastatin and now 10mg ... can I take to minimize the side effects and still have a safe, minimal dose of a statin? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.   Eris Ranxha MD

you should change your diete, Methyl Cellulose can be used but better wait for statin effects

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi! Pravastatin is known to cause raised liver enzymes, jaundice, upper abdominal pain Kindly consult your doctor to change your medication for high cholesterol.

Dr. Rovena Murati MD

Hello! Yes it is bad. Normal range for total cholesterol is under 200 mg/dl and for tryglicerides is under 150 mg/dl. As you can see you numbers are considered very high. You need treatment ,Statins group...