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Pravachol

Side Effects

List Pravachol side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Pravachol:

Common side effects of Pravachol:

  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • HeartburnLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • InfectionLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Reaction due to an AllergyLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Pravachol:

  • Atrial FibrillationSevere
  • Muscle PainSevere
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Burning StomachLess Severe
  • EczemaLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe

Rare side effects of Pravachol:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • ArthritisSevere
  • BronchitisSevere
  • CataractsSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Inflammation of the Skin and MuscleSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • Lupus-Like SyndromeSevere
  • Muscle Damage Due to AuotimmunitySevere
  • Muscle InflammationSevere
  • Muscle ProblemsSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Paralysis of Some or All of the Muscles of the EyeSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • CrampsLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetLess Severe
  • Skin DiscolorationLess Severe
  • Skin NodulesLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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