Compare and order cheap Pravachol and other cholesterol medications right from Canada Pharmacy Online. We are currently offering the brand Pravachol from Turkey manufactured by Deva Holding. The generic Pravachol (Pravastatin Sodium) comes from UK and other different manufacturers around the world. We may sometimes stock the brand from UK also called Lipostat. Pravachol is available in the strength of 10mg, 20mg and 40mg tablets. Customers who order Pravachol may also purchase Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor.
Pravachol (Pravastatin Sodium) is used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. It is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors. Pravastatin belongs to the family of medications called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or “statins”. This medication works by blocking an enzyme that is needed to make cholesterol in the liver. Lowering cholesterol levels in the blood reduces the risks associated with heart disease, such as heart attack. Pravastatin is used in addition to diet and exercise to lower high cholesterol levels.
The common side effects may include diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, heartburn, and rash. The serious side effects may include:
• Loss of memory;
• Signs of depression;
• Symptoms of high blood sugar such as frequent urination, increased thirst, excessive, eating, weight loss, slow wound healing, infections, fruity breath odour;
• Symptoms of liver problems such as yellow skin or eyes, abdominal pain, dark urine, etc;
• Symptoms of muscle damage such as unexplained muscle pain, tenderness or weakness, discoloured urine
Do not take Pravachol if you are allergic to Pravastatin, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or if you have liver disease. Before you start taking this medication, inform your doctor about your medical conditions and about all the medications you are currently taking including OTC and herbal medications. Pravachol can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects. Do not take Pravachol if you are pregnant. You should use effective birth control to avoid pregnancy while you are taking this medication. Pravastatin may pass into breast milk and could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are taking Pravachol. There may be an interaction between Pravastatin and other medications such as aripiprazole, carvedilol, colchicine, cyclosporine, digoxin, niacin, etc.
Questions and Answers
1. When will I see the difference in my cholesterol levels?
Answer: The medication usually takes about 4 weeks to have a significant effect on cholesterol levels in your blood.
2. When is the best time to take Pravastatin?
Answer: Pravastatin should be taken near bedtime as cholesterol consumption by the liver is highest during sleep.
Pravachol (pravastatin) dosing, indications, interactions
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