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Patients should be advised to report promptly unexplained muscle pain, tenderness or weakness, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

It is recommended that liver enzyme tests be performed before the initiation of PRAVACHOL, and thereafter when clinically indicated. All patients treated with PRAVACHOL should be advised to promptly report any symptoms that may indicate liver injury, including fatigue, anorexia, right upper abdominal discomfort, dark urine, or jaundice [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/14/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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