Pravator 10mg Tablet

icon
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Pravator 10mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
icon
Pregnancy
102.58
₹10.26/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Pravator Tablet

uses

Uses of Pravator Tablet

Pravator 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood, increased triglycerides levels in blood and increased LDL levels in blood.
uses

Side effects of Pravator Tablet

Common

Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Allergic reaction, Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Nasopharyngitis, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level in blood, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Joint swelling, Increased glucose level in blood.

uses

How to use Pravator Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pravator 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pravator Tablet works

Pravator 10mg tablet is a cholesterol-lowering medicine (statins). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lower "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Pravator Tablet

Expert advice for Pravator Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have muscle pain, cramps, weekness, tiredness or dark coloured urine while taking Pravator.
  • Pravator may increase blood sugar levels. Your doctor may ask to monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you regularly drink a large amount of alcohol.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Pravator 10mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
icon
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Pravator 10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
CAUTION
Pravator 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Pravator 10mg Tablet normally does not impair your ability to drive but may cause dizziness, drowsiness or double vision which may affect your ability to drive.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
SAFE
Pravator 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pravator 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pravato
r 10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Imalek 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pravastatin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pravator 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pravastatin

Q. Is pravastatin a statin drug/ statin/ blood thinner/ beta blocker/diuretic?
Pravastatin belongs to a class of medicines called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, commonly called statins. It is not a blood thinner or a beta blocker or diuretic. It has no known effects on viscosity of blood, inhibiting beta receptors or increasing urine output
Q. Is pravastatin the same as atorvastatin/ simvastatin/ Crestor?
No. Pravastatin, atorvastatin, simvastatin and rosuvastatin (Crestor) are different drugs belonging to same class of HMG CoA reductase inhibitors or statins. They are different drugs with similar mechanism of action
Q. Can I take pravastatin with metformin/ aspirin/ ibuprofen/ Tylenol/ Tums/ Benadryl?
Pravastatin has no known harmful interaction with metformin, aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen (Tylenol), Tums (antacids) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl
Q. Can I take pravastatin with niacin?
Concomitant use of pravastatin with niacin should be avoided due to increased risk of developing muscle related disorders (myopathy/rhabdomyolysis)
Some studies suggest that statins like Pravator may increase blood glucose is patients who are at high risk of developing diabetes. However, it is not a reason to stop Pravator treatment in such patients
Erectile dysfunction, gas, liver damage (elevation in liver enzymes), headaches and unusual tiredness (fatigue) are among the known side effects of Pravator use. Joint pain and night sweats and not among the known side effects of Pravator use
Pravator is used to lower the risk of heart diseases and reduce high blood cholesterol.The effectiveness of Pravator may vary upon individual response
Yes. Pravator is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration, as advised by your doctor.
+more

Substitutes for Pravator

No substitutes found for this medicine
Top Cardiologists
doctor
Dr. Balbir Singh
MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.8
doctor
4.7
doctor
Dr. Sanjay Sharma
MBBS, MD, DM
4.7
doctor
Dr. Subrata Lahiri
MBBS, MD, DNB
4.9
doctor
Dr. Mohan Nair
MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.5
cross img