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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of pravachol oral.

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Condition: High Cholesterol
8/28/2011 7:37:50 PM

Reviewer: Brian, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I got this Pravastatin Sodium 40mg from my doctor for high bad cholesterol and low good cholesterol. I took it twice at bedtime as directed. Upon waking on the third day, I noticed that my ankles and feet hurt a little, as though I had run a lot the day before. I hadn't worked out for several days prior to taking this drug. My ankle and feet joints hurt. There was no muscle pain. There w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/6/2011 4:39:35 PM

Reviewer: patti, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have tried this medication twice now taking at bedtime with no food. I have noticed swelling in feet & ankles. Stomach upset: extreme gas, acid reflex ( I take prilosec 20 mg ), dizziness, headache & it's causing my sciatic back pain to act up as well. I have Arthritis & feel this med is causing it to flair up. Stopped and will look for another med for my Cholesterol!

Condition: High Cholesterol
7/24/2011 10:42:23 AM

Reviewer: SarahSoda, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed 40mg. Shortly after starting the drug I took a nasty spill and sprained an ankle and pulled a muscle in the other leg. I mention this only because I really felt lousy long after the fall. I suddendly felt 88, not 58.. could barely walk at night time and had a hard time getting out of a chair. I was depressed and felt absolutely lousy. A friend mentioned to me that statins cause m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
7/16/2011 3:27:48 PM

Reviewer: Renee, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Pravachol for 4 months and I stoped taking it for a couple of weeks then started back makes me dizzy very tired fainting feeling muscle aches all over complained about these symptoms to my doctor he said they will go away with time ok its been 4 months now Im goning to slowly wean my self off and try something more herbal and hope it give me the same affects as far as lowering my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/2/2011 1:40:26 PM

Reviewer: Bonnie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed .20 mg I started having severe gas pains on left side, almost went to emergency room. Put hot pack on my side and sure enough it was gas. I have had weight gain of 7 pounds. Started at 112 went to 119. Female 5'2" 58 years old. I started cutting the pill in half. The gas is less but still more than normal. I hate it. I feel tired and crabby. Did a great job on my cholest ... Show Full Comment

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