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      Brand Name: PRAVACHOL

      Generic Name: Pravastatin

      Generic Pravachol (Pravastatin) is an anti-lipemic agent used to treat or lower the blood cholesterol levels. Generic Pravachol improves your chances of avoiding a heart attack, heart surgery, and death from heart disease. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

      We do not sell Pravachol. But we sell other medications namely Atorvastatin, Rosuvastatin and Simvastatin, which are used to treat the above-mentioned condition(s).

       

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    Side Effects/ Side Affect of Generic for Pravachol (Pravastatin)

    Like other medicines, Generic Pravachol can cause some side effects. If they occur, the side effects of Generic Pravachol are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and need medical attention and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

    It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic Pravachol cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic Pravachol develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

    Some of the most serious Generic Pravachol side Effects include dark yellow or brown urine, decreased urination, difficulty passing urine, fever, muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness and redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin.

    This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Pravachol.

    Discount Prescription Drug Generic for Pravachol - Drug Interactions

    Usually drug interactions occur when the effect of a particular drug is altered when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before one takes a medication for a particular ailment, the health expert should be informed of any other medications including non-prescription medications and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

    Before using Generic for Pravachol, ask the doctor the following questions:

    Is it possible for me to take Generic Pravachol with other drugs?
    Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic Pravachol?
    What are the possible drug interactions of Generic Pravachol?
    How will Generic Pravachol work in my body?
    How should Generic Pravachol be taken?
    How to reduce the risk of Generic Pravachol drug interactions and side effects?

    What drug(s) may interact with Generic for Pravachol?

    Many drugs can increase the effects of Pravachol, which can lead to heavy sedation. Pravachol may interact with the following drugs:

    . Alchohol
    Itraconazole
    Medicines that lowers cholesterol or triglycerides (such as cholestyramine, clofibrate, colestipol,
      fenofibrate, gemfibrozil, niacin)
    Medicines that suppress your immune response ( such as cyclosporine)
    Orlistat
    Went Yeast

    Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with Pravachol. Talk to your prescriber or health care professional about other medicines that may increase the effect of Pravachol before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.

    Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

    Discount Prescription Drug Generic for Pravachol - Recommended Dosage

    How to take Generic for Pravachol :

    The dosage of Generic for prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician's instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes some common doses of Generic for Pravachol. If your dose is different, do not follow any of the dosages described below unless your physician has approved.

    The recommended oral dosage of Generic for Pravachol is 10MG taken once a day. If you have any problems with your kidneys or if you are also taking a diuretic or for adults over the age of 65 the starting dose may vary based on the doctor's advice.

    The number of tablets or capsules prescribed per-day depends on the strength of the prescription drug Generic for Pravachol. In addition, the amount of tablets or capsules taken, the time between doses, and the duration the drug is taken is dependant on the medical problem related to the prescription and the discretion of the physician prescribing the drug. Always follow the instructions given to you by your physician.

    What if you miss a dose of Generic for Pravachol :

    If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Pravachol medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, instead skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

    What if you overdose on Generic for Pravachol :

    Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.

    Medical Alert when taking Generic for Pravachol :

    Do not share this Generic for Pravachol with others. Lifestyle changes such as stress reduction programs, exercise and dietary changes may increase the effectiveness of this medicine. Talk to your physician or pharmacist about lifestyle changes that might benefit you. Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., kidney function, potassium blood level) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your physician for more details. Have your blood pressure checked regularly while taking this medication. Learn how to monitor your own blood pressure at home. Discuss this with your own physician.

    Ask your doctor about Generic for Pravachol :

    The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Pravachol is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

    The use of Pravachol brand name and generic drugs should be done so only after receiving a consultation, and written prescription by a licensed physician.

     

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