Pravachol

By My Golden Years Added at April 16, 2010 Views 763 Reviews 6

Used together with proper diet to treat high cholesterol levels in the blood. This medicine may also be used to prevent certain types of heart problems.

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HeartHawk
HeartHawk May 7, 2011 at 10:44 pm   

tinman,

Glad you like the CAD article. Dr. Walton-Shirley and I got off onthe wrong foot several years ago so I was happy to see this opinion article. As far as stains have you looked at Livalo (pitivastatin)?

HH

tinman101
tinman101 May 7, 2011 at 11:18 am   

I have tried them all but pravachol is the only one I tolerate up to 40 mg. Everyone's system is different.

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[deleted] February 6, 2011 at 10:01 am   

This med caused all my joints to ache untill I changed to Crestor

stormy37
stormy37 January 8, 2011 at 1:50 pm   

When was Lipitor recalled? Why? I took it for a few years and just recently switched to Crestor.

lebarron1
lebarron1 October 24, 2010 at 6:04 pm   

My doctor wanted me to go on lipitor but they recalled it too.

My Golden Years
My Golden Years April 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm   
Pros

Can help to lower cholesterol to help your heart.

Cons

Didn't work with initial dose. Doctor had to move me to the 40mg dose for it to work.