February 8, 2023

In this video we will cover everything you need to know about Pravastatin, also known as Pravachol. We will discuss how and when to use it, we will cover its side effects, dosage and much, much more.

It could be that your cholesterol is too high and your doctor prescribed you provastatin in this video we will cover how i’m going to use it what side effects it can cause and much much more so make sure to watch the whole video so you don’t miss any important information for those of you meeting for the first time my name is i’m a medical doctor from the netherlands

And it’s my mission to medically educate you my viewer because educated people make healthier decisions which is the whole point of this channel this video also comes with a quick disclaimer i’m just a random doctor from the internet i know nothing about your personal situation so always ask your own doctor for personal questions let’s get learning so as mentioned

The generic nervousness medication is pravastatin and it’s sold under the brand name private coal and it’s available as a tablet if you want to use it just swallow the tablet hall with half a glass of water and it’s best to take it in the evening as your liver starts releasing the cholesterol and this medication is more effective if you take it in the evening

Professor tin is part of a group of drugs called statins and they inhibit the enzyme hmg-coa radictase which normally plays an essential role in the synthesis of cholesterol by the liver therefore this drug lowers the circulating ldl the title cholesterol and increases your hdl cholesterol this explains why provestatin can be used to treat high cholesterol and

Prevent cardiovascular risk which brings us to what does it to use and i can only provide you with some specific guidelines as your specific dose can depend on your indication of use the severity of side effects and the severity of your symptoms therefore always use the prescribed amount of frequency your doctor gave you however when treating adults most doctors

Will start with an initial dose of 10 to 40 milligrams once per day which if necessary can be increased with every four weeks up to a maximum dose of 40 milligrams once per day professor tin is a very effective drug but unfortunately it can also cause some side effects i will discuss some of the most common ones in this video but if you’re looking for a complete

List ask your doctor check your leaflet or ask your pharmacist uncommonly it can cause fatigue hair disorders skin rash itching tendon rupture or vomiting rarely it can cause phytosensitivity and very rarely it might cause several subverse side effects like angioedema or anaphylaxis which brings us to the safety of use and here it is important to mention that

Pravastatin can cause dizziness the first days you’re using it if you do experience this side effect please do not drive as it can be dangerous furthermore it can rarely cause liver abnormalities which might increase with the consumption of too much alcohol therefore it’s often advised to not drink more than one glass a day while using professortin in addition

It could also have interactions with other drugs you’re attacking and please do not use it if you’re pregnant or you’re breastfeeding always discuss these situations with your personal doctor now i hope you know now how to use pravastatin but if you have any questions let me know in the comment section for those of you that want to keep on learning check out the

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How to use Pravastatin (Pravachol) – Uses, Side Effects, Dosage – Doctor Explains By HOW TO MEDICATE