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Pravachol Reviews

(Pravastatin)

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Reviews of Pravachol (Pravastatin)

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54%
think this method is worth it
44%
think this method works well
19%
think this method is a hassle
  • You need to monitor Creatinine Clearance because - even though you may not experience muscle pain - all statins can cause rhabdymylosis (a form of muscle wasting) in a percentage of users. The waste product is excreted through the kidneys.
    70
    Man
    A few months
    High cholesterol
  • Try to take at bedtime for the best results.
    66
    Man
    Two years or more
    High cholesterol
  • Pravastatin lowered my cholesterol numbers significantly, but I'm not entirely convinced of the necessity of long-term, maintenance-dose statins for a person with my blood numbers. Also, at first I would feel tired and slow-witted.
    66
    Man
    Two years or more
    High cholesterol
  • Within three days experienced muscle pain. Could only lift half to two thirds the weight (at gym) I could before taking it.. I stopped it after five days.
    72
    Man
    Less than a week
    High cholesterol