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Pravastatin - 20 mg


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Pravastatin - 20 mg

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Description of the drug

Pravastatin Sodium is the main active ingredient in the drug Pravastatin 20 mg. This medication belongs to a category of medicines known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins". It helps in reducing the level of bad cholesterol in the blood and increases the level of good cholesterol in the blood.

Dosage and administration

-Recommended dosage:      

The recommended dose of this drug for adults is 40 to 80 mg once a daily with sufficient amount of water depending on the condition. This medicine can be given along with the meal as per the recommendation of the doctor. The dose should be changed as per the response of the patient towards the tablet, but only under the supervision of your doctor.

-Mode of administration:

Pravastatin 20 mg is available in the form of a tablet to be consumed orally with sufficient amount of water. Do not chew it.

-Missed dose:

If you forget to take your medication, do take it as soon as you remember it. In the case of any complications, please contact your doctor immediately.


In case if you take an extra dose, consult your doctor and do as instructed.

Forms and Strengths:

Pravastatin  drug is available in the form of a tablet in the following strengths:

  • Pravastatin Sodium – 10 mg

You can buy Pravastatin 20 mg drug online from our website at a very reasonable price.


Pravastatin 20 mg drug is reported to contraindicate in the following cases:

  • Uncontrolled Epilepsy
  • Metabolic Syndrome X
  • Muscle damage due to auotimmunity
  • Stroke caused by bleeding in the brain
  • Severely Low Blood Pressure
  • Liver problems
  • Kidney disease
  • Serious muscle Ddamage
  • Recent operation
  • Loss of memory
  • High blood Sugar
  • Abnormal liver function Tests

Warnings and Precautions:

  • You should give all the relevant information related to your medical background to the doctor.Pravastatin 20 mg drug has been reported to cause severe hypersensitive reactions in some cases
  • Please consult your physician before taking Pravastatin 20 mg drug along with other medications. This can cause fatal complications.
  • If a patient has to undergo surgery, one has to make sure to inform the doctor beforehand. Anesthesia can lead to low blood pressure if  the patient is taking this drug
  • In case if a patient is suffering from the renal problem, consult your doctor before consuming this medication. Pravastatin 20 mg drug can hurt kidneys, heart, and Liver
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while using Pravastatin 20 mg. Alcohol can interfere with the working of this drug
  • Avoid smoking along with this medicine. Smoking can block the functioning of this drug
  • Avoid using heavy machinery and driving after taking this medication.

When to buy you Pravastatin 20 mg drug online from our website, make sure to make a note of all the instructions mentioned here and follow them strictly.

Side effects:

Pravastatin is known to have severe complications and some of the below-mentioned side effects:

  • Difficulty with moving
  • Muscle or bone pain
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Pain in the joints
  • Pain, localized
  • Arm, back, or jaw pain
  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficult or labored breathing
  • Ear congestion
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Fever
  • The general feeling of discomfort or illness
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle cramps or spasms
  • Muscular tenderness, wasting, or weakness
  • Nasal congestion

Drug interactions:

Several medicines interfere with the effectiveness of this medication. Some of these drugs are:

  • Acenocoumarol
  • Acipimox
  • Aluminum hydroxide
  • Aripiprazole
  • Bezafibrate
  • Boceprevir
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Cholestyramine
  • Ciprofibrate
  • Clarithromycin
  • Colchicine
  • Colesevelam
  • Colestipol
  • Cyclosporine
  • Daclatasvir
  • Daptomycin
  • Darunavir
  • Dicoumarol
  • Efavirenz
  • Eltrombopag
  • Erythromycin
  • Fenofibrate
  • Fosphenytoin
  • Fusidic Acid
  • Gemfibrozil


Pravastatin 20 mg drug is composed of the following main ingredients:

  • Pravastatin Sodium

The primary cause of the cardiovascular (CV) disease is atherosclerotic plaque formation and sustained elevation of cholesterol in the blood increases the risk of CV disease. Pravastatin lowers hepatic production of cholesterol by competitively inhibiting the HMG-CoA reductase, the enzyme which catalyzes the rate-limiting step in the cholesterol biosynthesis pathway via the mevalonic acid pathway.


  • Store this medicine at room temperature and  please avoid it from heat and moisture
  • Keep this medicine at a distance from pets and children
  • Don’t refrigerate the medicine


Pravastatin 20 mg drug is manufactured by one of the pharmaceutical companies,
BMS, Turkey.

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