Pravachol for decreasing Bad Cholesterol level
Cholesterol is important for our body. Some cholesterol is known as the bad cholesterol and some are good cholesterol. This medicine is use to treat the both type of the cholesterol. It increases the good cholesterol and decreases the quantity of bad cholesterol. Bad cholesterol is also known as low-density lipoprotein, or LDL while good cholesterol as high-density lipoprotein, or HDL. Overall this medicine reduces the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. This medicine is also use for many of the other purposes like risk of stroke, heart attack, diabetes, coronary heart problems and any other risk factor. It can also be used for many of the other purposes with the recommendation of the doctor which might be not listed in the article. Medicine is only applicable on adults and children who are more than 8 years old. Pravastatin is an active ingredient of this medicine and patient should not use it if he or she feels allergic problem, having pregnancy or planning for it or have a liver disease. Some medical condition may interact with this medicine that is why patient should tell the doctor if he or she ever had liver or kidney disease, diabetes, a thyroid disorder or drink more than 2 alcoholic beverages in a daily. Rarely this medicine can cause damage of the skeleton tissues and kidney failure. It is better to immediately call your doctor if you feel any sort of muscles problem, weakness, tenderness and bright color of urine. Diet plan is important while using this medicine because medicine becomes less effective if patient use high fats and cholesterol along with it. do not use alcohol with this medicine because alcohol is responsible to increase the level of triglyceride and increases the risk of liver damage. Patient should tell the doctor about all of the in use medicines because Many type of the medicine can increase the risk of medical problems along with Pravachol. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) puts this medicine in pregnancy category X. it mean that this medicine can cause the birth defects or harm the unborn baby if patient use it in pregnancy time period. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant for planning for it. Patient should not use of medicine if she becomes pregnant. It is also noted that this drug can pass into breast milk and enter into nursing baby while having beast feed. It is better for baby′s health to discuss with your doctor and avoid using in such situation. Use the medicine strictly according to the directions of the doctor because he or she recommends you this medicine. Patient should not feel any hesitation while asking any question from doctor. In case of any emergency, patient can contact to poison help line or with concern doctor. Use of the medicine on regular basis is much important and should not use the missed dose near to the next time as it may cause overdosing, store the medicine at room temperature away from moisture.
10mg x 90 Tabs
Mevacor is used to lower high cholesterol in certain patients. It is used along with an appropriate diet. It may also be used for other conditions.
20mg x 90 Tabs
Zocor is used to lower blood cholesterol levels and thereby reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. Zocor may also be used to lower triglycerides.