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Side effect(s) of Pravastatin

Read the side effects of Pravastatin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Central Nervous System- Sleeplessness, fatigue, dizziness, extreme tiredness, headache.

Heart- Chest pain

Gastrointestinal- Loss of appetite, blood in stool, gas.

Skin- Allergic reactions: rash, hives, itching, swelling of the face, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles.

Musculoskeletal- Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy (IMNM).

Miscellaneous- Hoarseness, muscle pain, hypersensitivity, unusual bleeding, flu-like symptoms.

Other Precautions : *Women of childbearing potential, use adequate contraception.

Drug Name : Pravastatin

Pravastatin(Pravachol) generic is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, used for lowering high cholesterol and triglycerides in certain patients with appropriate diet. It reduces the risk of cardio vascular diseases.
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Trade Names for Pravastatin

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Pravachol
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