Pravator

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Pravastatin (10 mg)

Prescription Required

133 people have bought this recently

Pravator

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Pravastatin (10 mg)

Prescription Required

133 people have bought this recently

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Pravator Information

Pravator is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High Cholesterol. Other than this, Pravator has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Pravator depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Pravator also has some side effects, the most common being Increased level of Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK) in the blood. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Pravator can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Pravator normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Pravator has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Pravator related warnings talks about Pravator's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Pravator can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Pravator in conditions like Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, Jaundice. The section on Pravator contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Pravator may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Pravator is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.

  1. Pravator Benefits & Uses
  2. Pravator Dosage & How to Take
  3. Pravator Side Effects
  4. Pravator Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Pravator with Other Drugs
  6. Pravator Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Pravator
  8. Pravator Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Pravator Benefits & Uses

Pravator is used to treat the following -

  1. High Cholesterol Primary
  2. High Triglycerides
  3. Stroke

Pravator Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Pravator

Pravastatin

Pravator Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Pravator 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

Pravator Related Warnings

Is the use of Pravator safe for pregnant women?

Pravator can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Pravator, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Pravator safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Pravator. If you see any side effects, stop taking Pravator immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Pravator again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pravator on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Pravator. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pravator on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Pravator on the Heart?

Pravator may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Pravator with Other Drugs

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

Pravator Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pravator 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 Pravator

Is this Pravator habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Pravator has not been reported.

No

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

Pravator is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Pravator cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Pravator Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pravator

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

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Pravator

Taking Pravator and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

Mild
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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
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