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Pravachol Brand names, Pravachol Analogs

Pravachol Brand Names Mixture

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Pravachol msds (material safety sheet)

Pravachol Synthesis Reference

A. Terahara, M.Tanaka, U.S. Pat. 4,346,227(1982)

Pravachol Molecular Weight

424.528 g/mol

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Pravachol Indication

For the treatment of hypercholesterolemia to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction.

Pravachol Pharmacology

Pravastatin, an antilipemic agent, is used to treat primary hypercholesterolemia. Unlike lovastatin and simvastatin, pravastatin is relatively hydrophilic and does not require hydrolysis for activation.

Pravachol Absorption

Average oral absorption of pravastatin is 34% and absolute bioavailability is 17%.

Pravachol side effects and Toxicity

Rhabdomyolysis; LD50=mg/kg (orally in rat)

Pravachol Patient Information

Patients should be advised to report promptly unexplained muscle pain, tenderness or weakness, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever.

Pravachol Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals