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Pravastatin

Pravastatin Information

Pravastatin Benefits & Uses - Pravastatin Benefits & Uses in English

Pravastatin is used to treat the following -

Pravastatin Dosage & How to Take - Pravastatin Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Pravastatin - Pravastatin Active Ingredients in English

Pravastatin

Pravastatin Side Effects - Pravastatin Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Pravastatin is used -

  1. हड्डियों या मांसपेशियों या जोड़ों में दर्द
  2. सिरदर्द Mild (और पढ़ें - सिर दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  3. एलर्जी
  4. मतली या उलटी
  5. अपच
  6. नेसोफैरिंगाइटिस (नाक और गले का वायरल संक्रमण)
  7. लिवर एंजाइमों में वृद्धि
  8. क्रिआटाइन फोस्फोकिनेस के स्तर में वृद्धि
  9. शुगर Moderate (और पढ़ें - शुगर कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  10. पेट की गैस Mild
  11. कब्ज Moderate (और पढ़ें - कब्ज के घरेलू उपाय)
  12. जोड़ो में सूजन
  13. ग्लूकोज के स्तर में वृद्धि

Pravastatin Related Warnings - Pravastatin Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Pravastatin safe for pregnant women?

Pravastatin may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Pravastatin again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Pravastatin safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Pravastatin. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you have consulted your doctor. Do as your doctor suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pravastatin on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your kidney after taking Pravastatin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pravastatin on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on liver after taking Pravastatin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pravastatin on the Heart?

Pravastatin is rarely harmful for heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Pravastatin with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Pravastatin with Other Drugs in English

Pravastatin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Pravastatin Contraindications - Pravastatin Contraindications in English

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pravastatin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Pravastatin - Frequently asked Questions about Pravastatin in English

Is this Pravastatin habit forming or addictive?

No, Pravastatin is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Pravastatin since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

" Yes, Pravastatin it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Pravastatin in mental disorders is not effective.

नहीं

Pravastatin Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Pravastatin Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Pravastatin

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Pravastatin, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Pravastatin

Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Pravastatin at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.

Mild
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Md Saadullah
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pravachol (pravastatin sodium)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 637-638
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-649