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Pravastatin : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol


Interaction of Pravastatin with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.

Pravastatin Interactions with Food and Herbs

Fatty Foods: Fatty foods may decrease the effectiveness of pravastatin in lowering cholesterol.

Pravastatin Interactions with Alcohol

Pravastatin and alcohol combination may increase the risk of serious side effects like liver problems.
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How to Take the Medication -

Pravastatin comes in the form of a tablet to take orally. You may take it once a day preferably in the evening with food or on an empty stomach. Read the prescription label and follow the instructions exactly as directed. Don't exceed or reduce the dose on your own. You should not stop the use of the medicine suddenly even if you feel well.
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