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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 sodium 10 mg (one of those widely touted, and lately highly controversial, statin drugs recommended to lower cholesterol) nearly doubled in price last year from $849 to $1700.
Patients in group 1 (n=30) received pravastatin sodium (Pravachol[R], Bristol Myers Squibb) at a daily dose of 10 mg, and patients in group 2 (n=29) received pravastatin sodium 40 mg/d.
(46.) Pravachol (pravastatin sodium) tablets [prescribing information].