Are There Side Effects?

As with any medicine, side effects can occur with Pravachol. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the medicine well. If side effects occur, in most cases, they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. If side effects do occur, most people do not need to stop taking the medicine.
The most common side effects include:
Rare side effects include but are not limited to:
Weight gain and depression are not known side effects of Pravachol (see Pravachol and Weight Gain and Pravachol and Depression).
Keep in mind that if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, especially if you also have a fever or feel ill, it is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately. This could be a sign of a serious, life-threatening muscle problem.
(Click Pravachol Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
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