Get a pravastatin (Pravachol) prescription online.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is pravastatin (Pravachol) and how does it work?
Pravastatin is a medicine belonging to a group HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (also known as statins).
A pravastatin prescription works by blocking the body’s production of an enzyme that the liver needs to produce ‘bad’ cholesterol (LDL, triglycerides). This helps to reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol, while also increasing levels of ‘good’ cholesterol (HDL) in the blood
What are the uses for pravastatin (Pravachol)?
In most cases, a Pravachol prescription is used in combination with changes to diet, losing weight (if overweight) and an increased exercise plan to help reduce levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol in the bloodstream.
How do you use pravastatin (Pravachol)?
A Pravachol prescription is available in the form of a tablet, to be taken orally.
The dosage of your pravastatin prescription will depend on recommendations from your doctor based on any other medical conditions you have, your age, response to treatments, as well as other medications you’re already taking.
Typically, this medication is taken once daily. Always follow instructions from your doctor regarding frequency of use and dosage, and try to take your prescription at the same time each day to maximize its effectiveness.
It can take up to four weeks of regular doses, combined with an exercise and diet plan in order to get the most benefit from this medicine.
What are the side effects and risks of pravastatin (Pravachol)?
The most common side effects of taking a pravastatin prescription include:
- Muscle stiffness
- Joint pain
- Bone or muscle pain
- Difficulty moving
However, you should seek medical attention immediately if you begin to experience:
- Dark-coloured urine
- Severe stomach pain
- Unusual tiredness
- Persistent nausea or vomiting
- Yellowing of eyes or skin
- Muscle pain
In rare cases, these could be signs that you’re experiencing kidney or liver problems relating to this medication.
Also, although very unlikely, Pravachol prescription can increase the risk of contracting diabetes, or worsen the condition.
Who should not take pravastatin (Pravachol)?
Don’t take a Pravachol prescription if you’re pregnant, because it could be harmful to the unborn fetus. It can also be harmful to breastfeeding infants, since pravastatin has been shown to pass through breast milk.
As well, those who have a history of kidney or liver problems, or are already taking certain prescription medications (gemfibrozil, colchicine or daptomycine) may be at a higher risk of serious side effects.
Those who drink excessively, or have a history of alcohol abuse, are much more likely to experience negative impacts on their liver or kidneys from taking pravastatin. If you believe this could apply to you, be sure to talk to your doctor before starting a pravastatin prescription.