Definition of Pravastatin

1. Noun. An oral drug (trade name Pravachol) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after nonfatal heart attacks.




Definition of Pravastatin

1. Noun. A statin used to lower blood cholesterol levels, especially after a heart attack ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Pravastatin

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1. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
">9 The FDA recommends that lovastatin be taken with the evening meal, pravastatin at bedtime, and simvastatin in the evening. Reductions in LDL- cholesterol ..."

2. Healthy People, 2010: Conference Editionby Donna E. Shalala by Donna E. Shalala (2000)
"Long-Term Intervention with pravastatin in Ischaemic Disease (LIPID) Study Group. Prevention of cardiovascular events and death with pravastatin in patients ..."

3. Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership by Proctor P. Reid, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2005)
"Prevention of coronary heart disease with pravastatin in men with hypercholes- terolemia. ... pravastatin in elderly individuals at risk of vascular disease ..."

4. Pharmaceutical R&D: Costs, Risks and Rewards by Office of Technology Assessment (1994)
"Bristol-Myers Squibb initially offered pravastatin at a direct price discount of 5 ... By 1993, pravastatin's sales are estimated to reach $500 million. ..."

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