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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of pravastatin Oral.

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Condition: High Cholesterol
12/19/2013 6:30:43 PM

Reviewer: Nancy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Leg muscles were getting very painful to walk at bedtime when I got up during the night. Stopped taking 40 dosage for 12 weeks now and legs are 95 per cent better. Doctor kept upping the dosage so don't believe this one works for me.

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/17/2013 9:24:17 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
inability for erection and lack of interest in sex

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/17/2013 7:37:44 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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Condition: High Cholesterol
10/23/2013 9:08:01 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i started taking this 2 weeks ago before bed. the third day i started having anxiety attacks, heart palpitations, chest pains, sore shins, difficulty breathing and fear that i was having a heart attack. i could not sleep while taking this medication. i thought my body just had to adjust to the medication.. two weeks later and still same symptoms.. having to take nyquil just to get a good night s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/21/2013 3:33:51 PM

Reviewer: David , 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is a "dangerous" medication! I was on 20mgs for three weeks. I went to the hospital with what I thought was a heart attack! I have severe muscle spasms, muscle cramping, trouble breathing, weakness, slurred speech, heart palpitations, memory loss,and extreme anxiety/panic attacks and spikes in my sugar levels. I took myself off this drug and have been off for a little over 2 weeks b ... Show Full Comment

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