PRAVASTATIN (PRA va stat in) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. This drug may also reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, or other health problems in patients with risk factors for heart disease. Diet and lifestyle changes are often used with this drug.
Pravastatin (marketed as Pravachol or Selektine) is a member of the drug class of
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Pravastatin (Pravachol) is a statin medicine used to lower cholesterol and
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This month's Circulation reports on data pooled from 3 clinical trials in which heart attack survivors were randomized to receive either the statin drug pravastatin
, or placebo.
The reduced risk held for both men and women, older and younger patient... More »
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Pravastatin is used together with a proper diet to lower cholesterol and
triglycerides (fat) in the blood. This medicine may help prevent or slow down
PRAVACHOL® (pravastatin sodium) is one of a class of lipid-lowering
compounds, the statins, which reduce cholesterol biosynthesis. These agents are
Sep 15, 2014 ... Pravastatin is used together with diet, weight-loss, and exercise to reduce the risk
of heart attack and stroke and to decrease the chance that ...
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