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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Statin - Pravastatin: Pravachol is the brand name for pravastatin, one of several "statin" medications that inhibit hmg co-a reductase, the rate limiting enzyme in choleste ... Read More
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Pravachol (pravastatin): Pravachol (pravastatin) is part of a class of drugs called statins or hmg co-a reductase inhibitors. They are used to treat high cholesterol to reduce ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on meds: Generally yes, but avoid taking with drugs like fenofibrate, clofibrate, colchicine. Ask a pharmacist which drugs should not be taken together.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
PM: For best results, take this medication in the evening.
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Either.: The best time to take it is when you will remember to take it. Am or pm doesn't really matter. The pharmacy will tell you pm, but it really doesn't ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Pravastin: There are multiple side effects including liver abnormalities and / or muscle aches or pains. There should be a significant benefit for the medicine ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, all the stains are effective.
A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Increased = ceased: Your observation about the chronology of when the dizziness became worse and the increased dose likely confirm this. Contact your md if this is anythi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, But Weak Statin: Atherosclerosis begins in childhood & cholesterol (a fat made by every one of our cells) is not the correct issue. However, lowering cholesterol prod ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Yes: To my knowledge, there is no interaction between Zyrtec and Pravachol (pravastatin).
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Neither: They're very similar in structure, efficacy, and safety/side effect profile. But because they are slightly differ ... Read More
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