Pravachol

What is Pravachol?

It is drug that used to lower the cholesterol and tryglyceride level in the blood.It can be use to lower the risk of heart attack,stroke or coronary artery disease.

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I have been taking Pravachol for a long time for my high chloresterol. I have been having extreme back pain, pain behind my knees and my legs burn...

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Hello,
Thanks for writing to us,

Pravachol can lead to muscle pain but back pain may be occuring due to different reasons.
As per your symptoms...

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what are the side effects of Pravachol (tablets) taken once a day - usual side effect that bothers me is the aching and pain in joints - but are...

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Hello,
PRAVACHOL ( PRAVASTATIN ) i slings to statin group of drugs and the common side effects of this drug are...

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I am a 49 year old female that has been on Pravachol due to high cholesterol. I initially took 40 mg per day for 3 months and my physician recently...

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Pravachol is a statin group of drug and high doses may have side effect by increase in lactic acid in muscles as a side effect accounting to muscle...

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