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Having severe back and leg pain when I stad and can barely walk.  Could this be the pravastatin?
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I am sorry to hear about your medical problems. Yes, muscle and joint aches is a common side effect of statins, so ask your doctor regarding this. However, the pain could also be due to pinched lumbar spinal nerves in lower back and due to sciatica.  Please discuss with your doctor. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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