Pravastatin is a statin used to control high cholesterol.
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- If you have high cholesterol and find that a regime of healthy eating and lifestyle choices is not effective enough in reducing your cholesterol levels.
- If you have already suffered a heart attack or have unstable angina but you have normal cholesterol levels.
- If you have had an organ transplant and your immunosuppressive medications are causing an increase in your lipid levels.
- If you have genetically high cholesterol levels (familial hypercholesterolaemia). In this case, pravastatin may also be suitable for children aged 8-18.
- Are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying for a baby.
- Have active liver disease or unexplained abnormal liver functioning.
- Are allergic to any of the ingredients in pravastatin.
- Are a child under 8 years old
- Have an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
- Have a history of liver disease
- Have issues with muscle aches or a hereditary muscle disorder
- Regularly drink large amounts of alcohol
- Have issues with kidney function or kidney disease
- Problems sleeping
- Blurred/double vision
- Abdominal pain
- Constipation or diarrhoea
- Persistent nausea/vomiting
- General fatigue
- Skin rash
- Dark coloured urine
- Mild memory problems/confusion
- Muscle cramps, pains, or weakness, particularly if you also have a fever.
- Symptoms of a possible allergic reaction, including itching, swelling around the mouth or face, dizziness, trouble breathing or a skin rash.
- Signs of potential liver problems, including yellowing skin, dark urine, and severe stomach pains. It is important to avoid drinking excess alcohol while you are taking pravastatin.