Pravachol Side Effects

Side Effects of Pravachol to Report

Some side effects, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Chest pain
  • Signs of liver damage, such as:
 
    • Yellow eyes or skin (jaundice)
    • Upper-right abdominal pain (stomach pain)
    • Dark urine
    • Elevated liver enzymes (see Pravachol and Liver Problems)
 
  • Muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, especially if you also have a fever or feel ill (which may be signs of serious breakdown of muscle, known as rhabdomyolysis)
 
 
 
  • Significant, unexplained changes in the amount of urine you produce (which may be a sign of kidney problems)
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
     
    • A rash
    • Itching
    • Hives
    • Wheezing or difficulty breathing
    • Swelling of the mouth, tongue, or throat.
 

Rare Side Effects

During clinical studies, some reactions occurred in less than 1 percent of people while they were taking Pravachol. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they are caused by the medication itself or something else.
 
Some of these possible problems include but are not limited to:
 
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