from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A statin, C 23H35NaO7, that blocks the body's synthesis of cholesterol and is administered especially to persons who are at risk for heart disease.
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- n. A statin used to lower blood cholesterol levels, especially after a heart attack
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- n. an oral drug (trade name Pravachol) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after nonfatal heart attacks
Crestor, which is available only in a more expensive brand-name form, is toward the top of the list in terms of potency, he noted, while generic drugs such as pravastatin (Pravachol) have much less powerful effects.
And in that case, our Best Buy Drug recommendations are generic lovastatin, generic pravastatin, generic simvastatin, or atorvastatin (Lipitor).
The exception is pravastatin (Pravachol), which is not affected by St. John's wort.
And in that case, our Best Buy Drug recommendations are generic lovastatin, generic pravastatin, generic simvastatin, or atorvastatin Lipitor.
Hosts that between districts medrol or methylprednisolone side effects list of combination pravastatin aspirin paladin damage.
If one takes a low dose of what seems to be the least harmful of the group pravastatin, is that person not being helped?
Please relook at 4S study with simvastatin and Lipid trial with pravastatin.
Enough with the fluoride, put some pravastatin in the water.
In a 1996 study involving 4,200 heart-attack survivors, Boston researchers found that the cholesterol-lowering drug pravastatin cut the risk of a subsequent heart attack by 20 percent in men, and by 46 percent in women.
In point of fact, the West of Scotland study (1995) DID find a significant decrease in the incidence of “primary” (i.e., “first-time”) fatal / non-fatal heart attacks in a large group of middle-aged men with elevated cholesterol levels who were treated with a statin drug (pravastatin) compared with a comparator group who were not.
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