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Pravastatin Price and Pack Size

Pravastatin Information

Pravastatin Benefits & Uses

Pravastatin is used to treat the following -

Pravastatin Dosage & How to Take

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 Side Effects

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

  1. Musculoskeletal Pain (Bone, Muscle or Joint)
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Dyspepsia
  6. Nasopharyngitis
  7. Increased Liver Enzymes
  8. Increased level of Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK) in the blood
  9. Diabetes Moderate
  10. Flatulence Mild
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Joint Swelling
  13. Increased Glucose level in the blood

Pravastatin Related Warnings

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.


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.


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.


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.


What is the effect of Pravastatin on the Heart?

Pravastatin is rarely harmful for heart.


Severe Interaction of Pravastatin with Other Drugs

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

Pravastatin Contraindications

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

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Diabetes
  4. Jaundice
  5. Trauma
  6. Hypothyroidism

Frequently asked Questions about Pravastatin

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.


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.

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Pravastatin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

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.


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.


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