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  1. anyone had cholestrol increase from taking policosanol
    ... Hi momcat1, I currently take 10 mg of pravachol with no side effects. Pravachol is a much milder statin ... added niacin several years ago to help with my HDL. Pravachol is also a "Natural statin" and the most tested and...

  2. Doctor's statin choice
    ... factors may come into play. For example I got my Pravachol Rx because I asked for it (!) specifically. Later ... I lost my pravachol Rx because it was no longer included on my insurance...

  3. My Zocor nightmare
    ... very high dose. Malman, you went from taking 40mg Pravachol to 20mg Lipitor? That 20mg Lipitor is equivalent to ... 80mg Pravachol ....

  4. Vytorin Experience
    ... Vytorin. I told him that I had tried Lipitor and Pravachol in the past and had leg pain with both. Regardless...
    ... and could not walk any distance at all. I started Pravachol which didn’t too much good but I guess they thought ... better than nothing. Then I began having problems with Pravachol . I tried Crestor, the worst yet, and then Vytorin...

  5. Doctors and Lp(a)
    ... wonder drug. Weighing it against the Statins ( pravachol excluded), Over the counter extended release Niacin...

  6. how low is too low?
    ... from 187 to 175. 7 weeks ago I switched from 40mg pravachol to 10 mg lipitor (switch was made for insurance reasons...
    ... read that extra 10% hike in HDL from switching from Pravachol to Lipitor. I have a hunch that atorvastatin is the...

  7. Too Afraid To Take Statins - Advice, Comments Anyone?
    ... the weakness and pain, I suggested she get off the Pravachol . She had been taking it with Co-Q-10 which is a must...

  8. side effects of Statin??
    ... seen hereas well. Wife was on Lipitor, Zocor, and Pravachol . The later drug caused serious sides in 2002. Symptoms...

  9. Describe Your Statin Leg Pain
    ... Hi all, Wife was on Lipitor, Zocor, and Pravachol . The later drug caused serious sides in 2002. Symptoms...

  10. Vytorin and Leg Pain
    ... arises after I start a statin, (lipitor, crestor, pravachol and vytorin), and stops after I stop the med. He...

  11. Raised ALT level on Lipitor
    ... My husband was recently switched from Pravachol to Lipitor (insurance reasons). He just had blood...

  12. LIPITOR vs VYTORIN
    ... on Vytorin. I had similar results with Crestor and Pravachol . However, everyone is different and it may not bother...

  13. Statins and Anxiety
    ... are causing me anxiety problems. I have been off Pravachol for several months and after a month my anxiety problems...
    ... except crestor) I have tried have worsened it (a lot). Pravachol made me feel like I was on speed, lipitor gave me...

  14. Lipitor or Pravachol
    ... I don't know much about Lipitor or Pravachol , but just want to express my surprise that your doctor...
    ... dianne, Lipitor is stronger than pravachol so you take less of it. I've taken Lipitor 10mg....
    ... holesterol and I have tried everything in the book. I took Pravachol and it seemed to be working just fine until I changed ... levels were very elevated and this was due to the Pravachol . He promptly switched me over to a different medication...

  15. Lipitor input please!
    ... Doctor switched me today from 20mg Lipitor to 20mg Pravachol . Don't know much about this one, but hopefully I...
    ... worrisome in your arsenal (but I'd still not mix daily pravachol with daily acetaminophen because you are increasing...

  16. Pravigard..need help!
    ... anyone take this? In essence it is 325mg asprin/40mg pravachol , which im to cut in half. I forgot to ask how long...
    ... Oh my, I checked the price difference between pravachol and pravigard to get the 30 aspirins...$ 18.03 extra...
    ... recommended daily dose of Pravigard PAC is 40 mg of Pravachol (R) (pravastatin sodium) with either 81 mg or 325 mg ... Pravigard(TM) PAC is also available with 20 mg or 80 mg of Pravachol packaged with either 81 mg or 325 mg of buffered aspirin ... a concern and the comparative cost is higher than pravachol alone with OTC buffered aspirin, and you have no trouble ... meds you take, you might run the idea of getting the pravachol and buying OTC aspirin in the proper strength....

  17. Vytorin
    ... cholesterol was high because I have not be taking the Pravachol . I told him I had leg pain with Lipitor, Pravachol...

  18. Well, I tried everything, now I've gotta go back on Statins...
    ... and 10mgs. zetia for about yr, and was prescribed pravachol but never filled the prescription. Right now im...
    ... and 10mgs. zetia for about yr, and was prescribed pravachol but never filled the prescription. Right now im...

  19. Tricor Side Effects
    ... since starting Tricor. I have tried Lipitor, Crestor, Pravachol , with similar side effects. My MD told me that if...
    ... also, but quit after severe back pain. Refused the pravachol , i guess i just can't takie cholesterol meds. I now...

  20. Provachol?
    ... don't think you'll get the same results with 40 mg Pravachol . Too bad it's an HMO you have to deal with. Keep us...
    ... As a result of taking Pravachol 40mg my total cholesterol reduced by 25%, LDL reduced ... triglycerides went up by 30%. (Number are approximate). Pravachol caused me such leg pain I had to end it. I also had...
    ... I also take 40 mg pravachol . I'm surprised that cost was a factor - I get 3 mos ... him in the 70s for 30-day supply. I asked for pravachol so I could have grapefruit juice and eat grapefruit...

  21. I lowered my cholestrol 50 points without Lipitor
    ... high. Between 245 and 260. With Lipitor, Lescol or Pravachol I brought it down to 220. I could not tell if the...
    ... high. Between 245 and 260. With Lipitor, Lescol or Pravachol I brought it down to 220. . If you took Lipitor ... 190 at least. You grouped Lipitor with Lescol and Pravachol , which are FAR less potent than Lipitor. :)...
    ... 190 at least. You grouped Lipitor with Lescol and Pravachol , which are FAR less potent than Lipitor. :) ...

  22. no more cholesterol pills
    ... I've taken lipitor, zetia and has prescription for pravachol . i think im allergic to statins or just can't tolerate...
    ... I have tried Lipitor, Pravachol , Crestor, and Tricor. I have had severe problems...
    ... I have tried Lipitor, Pravachol , Crestor, and Tricor. I have had severe problems...

  23. Crestor Warning
    ... filled. All other statins (Lipitor, Zocor, Lescol, Pravachol and Me****r, including other versions of lovastatin...

  24. can you split zorcor tablets
    ... cholesterol lowering drugs such as Baycol, Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol , Lescol and Me****r, all members of the statin family...

  25. Low thyroid and Crestor - confused -
    ... little insight what to expect. I've been on lipitor, pravachol , zetia. Now im on nothing, but supplements and diet...

  26. FH: Familial Hypercholesterolemia
    ... was living on twigs. My doctor put me on 20mg of Pravachol . I didn't retest until 2003: 235 total 145 LDL ... for more intensive treatment. I was put on 40mg of Pravachol , and 10mg of zetia. Here is my results at the beginning ... marginally changed. My doctor then doubled the Pravachol to the max dosage of 80mg along with the zetia. Here ... about the same as or slightly better than 80mg of Pravachol , with a marginal increase in HDL from the drug. Trigs...

  27. Lipitor / Statins Using Bad Statistics
    ... statins which are lovastatin (Me****r), pravastatin ( Pravachol ), Zocor (Zocor), fluvastatin (Lescol) and atorvastatin...
    ... statins which are lovastatin (Me****r), pravastatin ( Pravachol ), Zocor (Zocor), fluvastatin (Lescol) and atorvastatin...

  28. help zetia ?? and coenzymes
    ... get back on zetia. He gave me a prescription for pravachol 40 mg. Should i take that and zetia 5mgs together...
    ... get back on zetia. He gave me a prescription for pravachol 40 mg. Should i take that and zetia 5mgs together ... match. He was FIRED as of yesterday. Well, taking Pravachol 40mg with Zetia (5 mg) will work...BUT, I really think...
    ... Why take the higher dose of Pravachol ? Take 5-10 of Crestor, it is more effective than Pravachol...
    ... bp anyway, it ist still high. I will start the pravachol tomorrow am and zetia in the pm. Thankx again....

  29. Is LDL of 100 low enough?
    ... 10 months, and until 2.5 weeks ago I was on 80mg of Pravachol with it. Extrapolating from baseline, I should have...
    ... Lipitor is a hell of a lot more potent than 80 mg Pravachol ..good luck. BTW, if the 40 mg Lipitor doesn't cut...
    ... effect on HDL apart from niacin, and straightlined from Pravachol 80 might give me 20% more reduction in LDL. I won...
    ... thought? "The Statins: Lipitor, Crestor, Advicor, Pravachol , and Zocor: Coronary Disease Prevention and Reversal ... this, diet plus statins such as Lipitor, Crestor, Pravachol , Zocor, and lovastatin (especially with niacin = Advicor...
    ... regimen would lower a 98% blockage to ....98% but pravachol would take it UP to about 100% (whew, what a relief ... dodged THAT bullet; unless you used atorvastatin...or pravachol ). To consider these as sensible treatment plans...

  30. Hypercholesterolemia, Familial
    ... was living on twigs. My doctor put me on 20mg of Pravachol . I didn't retest until 2003: 235 total 145 LDL ... for more intensive treatment. I was put on 40mg of Pravachol , and 10mg of zetia. Here is my results at the beginning ... marginally changed. My doctor then doubled the Pravachol to the max dosage of 80mg along with the zetia. Here ... about the same as or slightly better than 80mg of Pravachol , with a marginal increase in HDL from the drug. Trigs...
    ... marginally changed. My doctor then doubled the Pravachol to the max dosage of 80mg along with the zetia. Here...
    ... That's true for me. I was on zetia and 80mg of Pravachol ...the max dose, and still had unsafe levels of LDL...

  31. Lipitor Users Please Read
    ... affects. I have F.C.H., and had previously been on Pravachol 80mg...in fact, I'm pretty sure after a trial period ... experience to report: Several years ago I was put on Pravachol 40mg, and had some of the symptoms you had. Weakness...
    ... mind the fact that Lipitor is 4 times as powerful as Pravachol . So, 80mg Pravachol is equivalent to 20mg Lipitor...
    ... mind the fact that Lipitor is 4 times as powerful as Pravachol . So, 80mg Pravachol is equivalent to 20mg Lipitor ... produced an average 57% reduction in LDL vs 39% for 40mg Pravachol . That would make it slightly more than 2x of Pravachol ... will produce a slightly better result than 80mg of Pravachol , and that it will have a marginally positive effect ... diet changes and drugs. My last reading on 80mg of Pravachol and zetia was: 178 total, 113 LDL, 34 HDL, 157...
    ... will produce a slightly better result than 80mg of Pravachol , and that it will have a marginally positive effect...
    ... already as well, and did so when I was taking 80mg of Pravachol . My last reading at that dosage was: 182total ... are right and Lipitor behaves in some magic way that Pravachol didn't. Recently though I've significantly lowered...
    ... My dr wants me to start pravachol . I am afraid bcuz of the side effects i had with ... it when i ended up in the ER. I've tried zetia. Is pravachol a statin?(i think i've asked this b4) Will it have...
    ... Pravachol is a statin, and they all do the same thing, they ... production of LDL. Some are stronger than others. Pravachol is a bit weaker, and Lipitor is one of the stronger ... people had problems. I initially had side effects on pravachol at 40, then backed off to 20 and adjusted, and finally...

  32. A case for statins and Zetia
    ... taking Zetia for nearly a year, along with 80mg of Pravachol . The addition of zetia provided only a mild additional...
    ... Pravachol FLAT OUT doesn't cut it and adding Zetia is a waste...

  33. Opinions about Clinton's use and stopping statins?
    ... be a priority. I have tried Lipitor, Crestor, and Pravachol and had severe side effects from all of them. I am...

  34. Policosanol my experience to reduce cholestrol
    ... on the safe side, prescribed one of the statins ( Pravachol with a daily dosage of 40mg. No doubt it was effective ... decided to go half way and reduced my dosage to 20 mg of Pravachol a day. My cholesterol climbed to 205 - but for me ... measuring between 205 and 210 I decided to dispense with Pravachol and give Policosanol a try. I waited three weeks ... after stopping the Pravachol and then started taking two 10mg doses of Policosanol ... My diet was basically identical as when I was on Pravachol and my exercise routine was the same as well. The ... esentially the same as the lab results prior to taking Pravachol The bottom line for me was Policosanol just did...
    ... either. I had added it to my cholesterol medication ( Pravachol at that time..now on Crestor). I used the HIGHEST...
    ... either. I had added it to my cholesterol medication ( Pravachol at that time..now on Crestor). I used the HIGHEST...

  35. Pravachol + Leg Pain Pravachol + Leg Pain Pravachol + Leg Pain Pravachol + Dizzines
    ... When my doctor decided I should try Pravachol I was reluctant - but went along with his recomendations ... extensive leg pains after about four to five months on Pravachol . The pain was a combination of upper leg cramps,and...

  36. Anyone know about Crestor?
    ... negative reaction when my doctor put me on 40mg of Pravachol . I got really tired, and achey. However instead...
    ... would predict. In fact, if I had responded to Pravachol as well as the CRESTOR people say I should, I'd already...
    ... "...far exceeds 80 mg Pravachol ." Where are you getting your figures? I'm looking ... at the Crestor study, and it doesn't even measure Pravachol at 80mg, because that wasn't a recommended dose at...
    ... at the Crestor study, and it doesn't even measure Pravachol at 80mg, because that wasn't a recommended dose at ... exceeded 80mg Zocor, it would certainly exceed 80 mg Pravachol :D . Go to the Crestor site and click on "Efficacy ... will also allow you to extrapolate the data on 40 mg Pravachol ..80 mg wouldn't come close to 20mg Crestor. BTW, if...
    ... would predict. In fact, if I had responded to Pravachol as well as the CRESTOR people say I should, I'd already...
    ... and Lipitor will both have stronger reactions than Pravachol , but not in-line with what you've been reading...not...

  37. red yeast rice results!
    ... substance is similar to the "statin" drugs, such as Zocor, Pravachol , and Lipitor, that doctors prescribe for high cholesterol...

  38. Here are my numbers...plz help
    ... Does fish oil capsules drop hdl? Anyone ever take pravachol ? He wants me to start taking it right away. I was...
    ... hdl will go down. Your ldl is extremely high and yes pravachol is a statin. You may need more than pravachol to bring...
    ... Does fish oil capsules drop hdl? Anyone ever take pravachol ? He wants me to start taking it right away. I was ... ago, but im afraid to fill it. Is it a statin? Pravachol is not very effective..even at 40..80 mg doses, especially ... Crestor..10mg of that is more effective than 80 mg Pravachol ! I take crestor with NO problems. Pravachol did not...

  39. The Cholesterol Deception
    ... began to have severe leg pain. I was switched to Pravachol and had only minor aches so I contended with it. ... in the worse leg pain I have ever had, so back to Pravachol . Only this time the leg pain is worse to the point ... a month my lipid numbers were better than when on Pravachol . I questioned my MD about it and he said because...

  40. Is Crestor lowering HDL?
    ... mg with no side effects. (10 mg Lipitor and 40 mg Pravachol gave me occasional thigh aches, though nothing too...

  41. Are My Numbers That Bad?
    ... the hardest to take. I think it is trial and error. Pravachol was the first, I think. I have Zocor to try but am...

  42. Zip,arizona, Need Help With Possible Statin Side Effect
    ... my mother has been on pravachol 10mg. for about 2 years...in the past few months she ... have leg pain and some weakness prior to starting pravachol but not this bad) ..................................
    ... zip,..she has been taking CoQ10 since she started pravachol ...she takes 100mg Q-gel .......
    ... correctly state the facts..my mother stopped taking pravachol 3 WEEKS ago,not months...she naturally assumes its ... said 2 or 3 weeks is enough time to ascess if the pravachol is causing a problem..i disagree but im not sure how...
    ... Wait 6 weeks to be safe. 10 mg Pravachol only lowers her cholesterol about 20%. How high...

  43. Latest results on Crestor
    ... and I like it a lot better than either Lipitor or Pravachol . I have no side effects with Crestor. I only wish ... that's still a lot better than when I was on 40mg Pravachol with somewhat better diet and weight-watching)....

  44. Crestor Side Effects?
    ... My new cardiologist stopped the Pravachol and started me on Crestor. Most of the leg pain has...
    ... My new cardiologist stopped the Pravachol and started me on Crestor. Most of the leg pain has ... anything similar while taking Crestor? I went from Pravachol to Crestor over a month ago..no problems. What dosage ... 5 mg of Crestor is at least equivalent to 40 mg of Pravachol ! I know most Drs start with 10 mg, but I use 5 mg...
    ... fact, it is actually worse than when I was taking Pravachol which is why I switched in the first place. I am...
    ... fact, it is actually worse than when I was taking Pravachol which is why I switched in the first place. I am...
    ... mild thigh pain with both 10 mg Lipitor and 40 mg Pravachol , but none whatsoever with Crestor. I also had the...
    ... and better. I had some leg pain from Lipitor and Pravachol but Crestor was the worst. I felt like I had a tooth...
    ... meds are all fundamentally different to some extent. Pravachol is natural and water-soluble; Zocor is natural and...
    ... mild thigh pain with both 10 mg Lipitor and 40 mg Pravachol , but none whatsoever with Crestor. I also had the...
    ... the world, although they're not calling for a ban. Pravachol and Zocor somehow manage to score their "seal of...
    ... same thing has happened to people taking Lipitor and Pravachol as well. There have been no deaths due to Crestor ... take. (As I said before, they say that Zocor and Pravachol are "good drugs.") If you look at the link below...

  45. Statins and colorectal cancer
    ... under names such as Crestor, Lescol, Lipitor, Mevacor, Pravachol , and Zocor, are a type of drug commonly prescribed ... Israel the most commonly used statins are Zocor and Pravachol and the benefit was the same with both drugs, which...

  46. Pravachol and Leg Pain
    ... I have been taking Pravachol for a few years during which I had some moderate discomfort ... to a tooth ache in my lower leg. I stopped taking Pravachol and about two week later I started feeling better ... . To prove to myself Pravachol was causing this I started taking it again and after ... Has anyone else experienced this? I haven't taken pravachol , but was given a prescription which i didn't fill...
    ... listen to your body and intuition. She was taking pravachol and lescol....
    ... My new cardiologist stopped the Pravachol and started me on Crestor. Most of the leg pain has...

  47. Policosanol vs Red Yeast Rice
    ... me muscle aches and pains. The last one taken was Pravachol which had the least side effects of any of the others...

  48. Dietary supplements for high cholesterol
    ... cholestral lowering. In Jan. my Dr. told me to get off Pravachol and try taking Red Yeast Rice twice a day. I bought ... lower total cholestral than when I was taking the Pravachol . While taking Pravachol, my total was 207 and I remember...

  49. Am so burned up about Cholesterol reading
    ... know Lipitor's the big one, but also have heard of Pravachol and others. Would appreciate any info you all may...
    ... know Lipitor's the big one, but also have heard of Pravachol and others. Would appreciate any info you all may...

  50. Treatment advise from Crestor web site
    ... treatment" I guess I can consider adding niacin, pravachol , zetia, Crestor and Baycol to my current Lipitor....

  51. Help my cholesterol is high again
    ... .to monitor. My levels had been trending up on Pravachol , but I had no symptoms after a brief period of lethergy...

  52. CardioChek(Bioscanner2000) Accuracy
    ... was also 98. Anyway, to rehash my tale, I was on Pravachol 20 mg for almost 2 months. After the first 3 weeks...

  53. Is Crestor "Top Dog"?
    ... I will soon switch from Pravachol to Crestor. In my mind, Crestor has no equal with ... Crestor which should EXCEED the LDL lowering of 40 MG of Pravachol ...as well as 20 mg of Zocor and 10 mg of Lipitor....
    ... your doctor not prescribe it in the first place. ? Pravachol didn't work well (drop from 250 to 225), so I asked...
    ... I will soon switch from Pravachol to Crestor. In my mind, Crestor has no equal with ... Crestor which should EXCEED the LDL lowering of 40 MG of Pravachol ...as well as 20 mg of Zocor and 10 mg of Lipitor....
    ... I will soon switch from Pravachol to Crestor. In my mind, Crestor has no equal with ... Crestor which should EXCEED the LDL lowering of 40 MG of Pravachol ...as well as 20 mg of Zocor and 10 mg of Lipitor. ... got my test results. ORGINAL # AFTER Pravachol (20mg) After Crestor (7mg ave) TOTAL: 250...

  54. Policosanol taken with a statin
    ... this topic requires a new thread. I was put on Pravachol recently due to total cholesterol of 250. A month ... started to add Policosanol taken at night with my Pravachol . Three weeks later I tested myself (CardioCheck) and ... stopped the Policosanol and continued the same dose of Pravachol . I just tested myself 5 days later and I got a TC...
    ... this topic requires a new thread. I was put on Pravachol recently due to total cholesterol of 250. A month ... started to add Policosanol taken at night with my Pravachol . Three weeks later I tested myself (CardioCheck) and ... stopped the Policosanol and continued the same dose of Pravachol . I just tested myself 5 days later and I got a TC ... getting off the Policosanol. It's back up to 247 (20 mg Pravachol ). Apparently the Pravachol only had a temporary effect ... pharmacist mentioned that he had heard of this with Pravachol . The only thing I can say about the Policosanol was ... for me, but I can't say that it interfered with the Pravachol . I'm now going to Crestor (10mg) and will report the...
    ... will do far better with the Crestor than with the Pravachol . Probably the 10 mg will even be more than you need ... triglyceride might LOOK like the policosanol negating your pravachol ....on the other hand, perhaps there really is a real...
    ... will do far better with the Crestor than with the Pravachol . Probably the 10 mg will even be more than you need ... triglyceride might LOOK like the policosanol negating your pravachol ....on the other hand, perhaps there really is a real...
    ... triglyceride might LOOK like the policosanol negating your pravachol ....on the other hand, perhaps there really is a real...

  55. Big Question
    ... by the respective manufacturers of Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol , and Crestor. You can read these for yourself. I...

  56. Lovastatin
    ... atorvastatin), Zocor (simvastatin), Crestor, or Pravachol and you will see various opinions. All the drugs...

  57. zocar -- what dosage are you taking?
    ... are taking of zocar. If someone was taking 20 mg of Pravachol per day, and switches to Zocar, what dosage of Zocar ... would be ROUGHLY the same strength as the 20 mg of Pravachol ? Also, do most people take Zocar with dinner, or...
    ... are taking of zocar. If someone was taking 20 mg of Pravachol per day, and switches to Zocar, what dosage of Zocar ... would be ROUGHLY the same strength as the 20 mg of Pravachol ? Also, do most people take Zocar with dinner, or...
    ... From what I've read, I believe 20 mg of Pravachol is the equivalent of 10 mg Zocor. I started on 10...
    ... Ball Park estimate: I'd say 20 mg. Pravachol (pravastatin) = 10 mg. Zocor (simvastatin) = 5-8 mg...
    ... 10mg, is about as powerful as 20mg Zocor, 40mg of Pravachol or lovastatin, and 80mg of Lescol"....

  58. Cholesterol Medication Affecting Blood Pressure
    ... stopping cholesterol-lowering medication, particularly Pravachol ? My blood pressure was always on the low side, but ... strokes. So about four months ago I started taking Pravachol . Recently, I wasn't feeling well--stomach pains, ... etc., so I stopped taking the Pravachol (thinking the symptoms were possible side effects...

  59. Are Nuts Good Or Bad?
    ... high hdl to stay off of statins..my mom takes 10mg pravachol a day and does well with it so i dont have anything...

  60. POLICOSANOL....any Updated news?
    ... for the majority of people with elevated LDLs? The Pravachol studies seemed to indicate they do. BTW, what were...

  61. muscle pains
    ... Niacin therapy (which didn't work), and just recently Pravachol . And after a certain length of time which varied...
    ... He never had that problem when he was taking 40mg Pravachol , which is equivalent to 20mg Zocor. And he was doing ... quite fine on the Pravachol . What else can I say? Some doctors are just plain...

  62. statin side effects
    ... drugs. Both my husband and I are taking 20mg. of Pravachol and have been for over two years. Ironically, we ... have previously taken Zocor, Lipitor, Baycol, and now Pravachol . Each of the first three statins gave me the same ... Now, after taking two weeks "off" from taking Pravachol , the muscles pains are considerably less!!!!!! ... are VERY real. Both of us will continue taking Pravachol until something other than statins can help and prevent...
    ... Both of us will continue taking Pravachol until something other than statins can help and prevent...

  63. Lab results - I'm confused!
    ... Mevacor and her sister has to take double strenght Pravachol . And even with the Pravachol and watching her diet...

  64. Scoop on Red Yeast Rice ?
    ... experience the same muscle pain I experienced when taking Pravachol ....

  65. Test results: Pravacol vs Lipitor
    ... because they chose to evaluate the effects of 40mg Pravachol versus 80mg Lipitor. Not only that, but there's something ... of Lipitor is about as powerful as 20mg Zocor, 40mg Pravachol , or 80mg Lescol. So, they were running side by side ... dosage of Lipitor that was 8 times the potency of Pravachol . Not a very fair comparison, is it? Why didn't Pfizer ... Squibb can conduct their own study comparing 320mg Pravachol versus 10mg Lipitor. So what's next? As if we...

  66. high cholesterol
    ... direct ldl. ldl cholesterol,direct 145 h.i am taking pravachol 80 mg. i also have high blood pressure and i take...
    ... Normally your numbers aren't too bad but with pravachol they are not good. They must have truly awful before...

  67. What Should I do?
    ... beacuse it is a statin, which is what Zocor, lipitor, pravachol , etc are. It will likely lower your total, it may...

  68. muscle aches associated with Lipitor
    ... THEORY. MY PROBLEMS ALL STARTED AFTER BEING ON 40MG OF PRAVACHOL FOR 18 MONTHS AND BEING SWITCHED TO 20 MG OF LIPITOR...

  69. Policosanol
    ... NEGATIVE result :) . I was at a total of 185 on 20 mg of Pravachol then decided to add Policosanol. After 1 month, my...
    ... when combining the two. My research has shown that Pravachol absorbtion is effected by food (ie, should not be...
    ... when combining the two. My research has shown that Pravachol absorbtion is effected by food (ie, should not be ... olicosanol. I'm not sure about the interaction of food and Pravachol ..from a source: diet affecting drug performance...

Diabetes board

  1. Few questions
    ... my thyroid and cholesterol was ok I'm taking 80mg Pravachol and 125mg Levothyoxine and 40mg Protonix for acid...
    ... my thyroid and cholesterol was ok I'm taking 80mg Pravachol and 125mg Levothyoxine and 40mg Protonix for acid...

  2. Is this true about diabetes???
    ... 1) Hx high cholesterol for 15-20 yrs (Taking 20 mg pravachol all these yrs) 2) suddenly dose had to be increased ... 2 yrs ago to 40 mg pravachol 3) husband is diabetic - He was told his diabetes...

  3. Looking for some Answers?
    ... have been high a few time which is why she put me on pravachol . She feels I am pre-diabetic. I do know it runs in...

HIV/AIDS Living With board

  1. I met with the surgeon about the spleen.
    ... Agenerase, Epivir, Viread, and Norvir. (Also Toprol XL, Pravachol , and Prevacid.)? Certainly, the most frustrating...

Lupus board

  1. "Moderately" positive?
    ... my PCP send me to the Rheumatologist. She put me on Pravachol (cholestrol lowering med), saying that it lowered...

  2. Hey Dana!! Rheumy says no to Lupus!!
    ... read that SOME lipid lowering drugs (ex/ Mevacor, Pravachol , Lopid) can cause ANA to be false positive, but not...


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