SKU: GPRX00005761 Categories: ,


Tablet • 20mg • 30 count

PRAVASTATIN (PRA va sta tin) treats high cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. It works by decreasing bad cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides), and increasing good cholesterol (HDL) in your blood. It belongs to a group of medications called statins. Changes to diet and exercise are often combined with this medication.

How should you use this medication?
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take this medicine with food. If you are taking this medicine once a day, take it in the morning. Do not take more medicine than you are told to take. Do not suddenly stop taking your medicine because you may develop a severe reaction. Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take. If your doctor wants you to stop the medicine, the dose may be slowly lowered over time to avoid any side effects.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What are the possible side effects of this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
changes in emotions or moods
changes in vision
depressed mood
eye pain
fever or chills, cough, sore throat, pain or difficulty passing urine
signs and symptoms of high blood sugar such as being more thirsty or hungry or having to urinate more than normal. You may also feel very tired or have blurry vision.
swelling of ankles, feet

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

confusion, excitement, restlessness
nausea, vomiting
skin problems, acne, thin and shiny skin
trouble sleeping
weight gain

What may interact with this medicine?
Our pharmacists will check to see if this medication will cause any interactions with the information in your profile.
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:


This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

amphotericin B
aspirin and aspirin-like medicines
certain medicines for diabetes, like glipizide or glyburide
cholinesterase inhibitors
female hormones, like estrogens and birth control pills
NSAIDS, medicines for pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen

Weight 1 kg


Choose your Strength



There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Pravastatin”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top