Pravachol


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Related to Pravachol: Lipitor, Ezetrol, Crestor
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Noun1.Pravachol - an oral drug (trade name Pravachol) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after nonfatal heart attacks
lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin, statin drug - a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
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* Pravastatin (Pravachol): As with rosuvastatin, white women using this drug reduced their AD risk by about 18 percent, but other groups were not affected.
Price European Price Premarin 28 0.6 mg $14.98 $4.25 Synth raid 50 100 mg $13.84 $2.95 Coumadin 25 10 mg $30.25 $2.85 Prozac 14 20 mg $36.12 $18.50 Prilosec 20 28 mg $109.00 $39.25 Norvasc 30 5 mg $44.00 $23.00 Olaritin 20 10 mg $44.00 $8.75 Augmentin 12 500 mg $49.50 $8.75 Zocor 28 20 mg $96.99 $45.00 Paxtl 28 30 mg $63.69 $43.00 Zestril 60 5 mg $53.49 $15.00 Prempro 28 0.6 mg $23.49 $4.75 Glucophage 50 850 mg $54.49 $4.50 Cipro 20 500 mg $87.99 $62.75 Zoloft 100 50 mg $80.00 $65.00 Pravachol 28 10 mg $55.60 $31,00
Among popular statins, Bristol Myers Squibb Co.'s Pravachol is the statin with the highest rate of posts discussing concerns, while lovastatin has the lowest rate.
Cholesterol (Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol) and blood pressure lowering medicines (Nifediac, Afeditab), anti-anxiety (BuSpar) and arrhythmia drugs (Cordarone and Nexterone), organ transplant rejection drugs (Sandimmune and Neoral) and antihistamines (Allegra) were some of the drugs affected by consumption of grapefruit.
To refine info on statins and memory loss, researchers recently compared pravastatin (Pravachol) to atorvastatin (Lipitor).
Interestingly, the statins Pravachol and Lescol were not associated with more diabetes; in fact, they lowered the risk by a few percentage points.
Rats were treated daily with pravastatin (brand name - pravachol) or atorvostatin (brand name - Lipitor) for 18 days.
Rats given daily doses of pravastatin - sold as Pravachol - had to recognise a previously seen object and find a food reward.
Boceprevir (Victrelis), a protease inhibitor approved for treating hepatitis C in 2011, interacts with cyclosporine, tacrolimus (Prograf), escitalopram (Lexapro), atorvastatin (Lipitor), and pravastatin (Pravachol), according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration.
They gave these participants low doses of Pravachol (40 mg), Zocor (20 mg), or a placebo.
On the other end of the spectrum are Crestor and Pravachol. These lipophobic ("fat-fearing") statins are reluctant to dissolve into cell membranes.