Pravastatin Sodium

40mg

Product Details

Product Name:
Pravastatin Sodium
Strength:
40mg
Count:
1000
NDC:
42291-668-10
Class:
Rx
Brand Name(s):
Pravachol
Imprint Code:
TEVA;7202
Color(s):
GREEN (light-green)
Shape:
Round
Score:
No Score
Case Count:
12
Inactive Ingredients:
Inactive ingredients include: calcium phosphate dibasic anhydrous, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, lactose anhydrous, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone and sodium stearyl fumarate. Additionally, the 10 mg tablet contains ferric oxide red; the 20 mg tablet contains ferric oxide yellow; and the 40 mg tablet contains FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake and Yellow D&C No. 10; Also available for oral administration as 80 mg tablets. Inactive ingredients include: calcium phosphate dibasic, crospovidone, lactose anhydrous, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone and the 80 mg tablet contains magnesium stearate.
Indications and Usage:

Pravastatin Sodium Tablets USP are an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) indicated as an adjunctive therapy to diet to:
Reduce the risk of MI, revascularization, and cardiovascular mortality in hypercholesterolemic patients without clinically evident CHD.
Reduce elevated Total-C, LDL-C, ApoB, and TG levels and to increase HDL-C in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia. Reduce elevated serum TG levels in patients with hypertriglyceridemia.
Treat patients with primary dysbetalipoproteinemia who are not responding to diet.
Treat children and adolescent patients ages 8 years and older with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia after failing an adequate trial of diet therapy.
Limitations of use:
Pravastatin Sodium Tablets USP have not been studied in Fredrickson Types I and V dyslipidemias.