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Cholestrol level is 187 should I take pravastatin?

Ask your doctor: There are different levels that your cholesterol needs to be at for different health conditions. Your doctor knows you, so you should ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take pravachol (pravastatin) with morning my meds ?

Can I take pravachol (pravastatin) with morning my meds ?

Depends on meds: Generally yes, but avoid taking with drugs like fenofibrate, clofibrate, colchicine. Ask a pharmacist which drugs should not be taken together. ...Read more

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When should I take pravachol (pravastatin) 40mg...In the am or pm?

When should I take pravachol (pravastatin) 40mg...In the am or pm?

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 matter. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pravastatin if you had hepatitus b in the past?

Is it safe to take pravastatin if you had hepatitus b in the past?

Yes: Majority of adult acquired hepatitis b is spontaneously cleared. In patients with chronic hepatitis b, statins should be safe to use as long as there is no flare up of hepatitis b. ...Read more

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Having some side effect.From 10 mg pravachol (pravastatin). Can i take it just 3 times a week and still get the benefits. What is pravachol (pravastatin) half life. ?

Having  some side effect.From 10 mg pravachol (pravastatin). Can i take it  just 3 times a week and still get the benefits. What is pravachol (pravastatin) half life. ?

Half Life is 1.8h: Not much benefit from thrice weekly pravastatin. The usual adult dose is 40mg, so 10mg is a very low dose to start with. One could withdraw the drug and keep an open mind as to whether the symptom is relieved. This could still happen by chance but is one way to separate "side effect" from other problem. ...Read more

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Can I take CoQ10 while on Pravastatin and aspirin for CVD?

Can I take CoQ10 while on Pravastatin and aspirin for CVD?

CoQ10: Most folks can take CoQ10. In fact we often use it to help minimize muscle aches from statins. Using it with pravastatin and asa would not be at all unusual. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pravastatin and lopid (gemfibrozil) ?

Is it safe to take pravastatin and lopid (gemfibrozil) ?

Safety pravastatn : Maybe. The safety must always be evaluated on an individual basis, and your doctor will be the best judge of the safety of these medications for you. ...Read more