Buy Pravachol Online
Active ingredient: pravastatin
Product Code: PR10640
What is this drug?
Pravachol is a cholesterol and triglyceride lowering medicine. It reduces the bad cholesterol and triglycerides and increases the good cholesterol in the blood. By reducing the bad cholesterol, it reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke, CAD and diabetes complications.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Pravachol has Pravastatin as the active medicine which is a statin belonging to the group of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. Pravachol inhibits an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase which is required for the conversion of HMG-CoA to mevalonate. This conversion is a crucial step in the synthesis of cholesterol.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children.
How to take the medication?
Take it orally with or without food preferably at the same time each day. For best results take it in the evening.
The recommended initial dose is 40 mg once in a day. Consult your doctor for proper dosage.
Talk to your doctor or call poison control.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
It can cause serious skeletal muscle breakdown leading to kidney failure. Avoid alcohol with this medicine as it can raise triglycerides and cause liver failure.
Possible Side Effects
- Muscle or joint pain, tenderness, weakness
- Muscle stiffness
- GI upset
· Pain abdomen
When Pravachol should not be used?
Liver and muscular diseases, pregnancy and lactation, hypersensitivity to the medicine
How long should you take Pravachol?
As long as prescribed.