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Pravastatin is from a group of medicines called statins. They are used to lower LDL, bad cholesterol levels, and triglycerides and increases HDL, the good cholesterol in patients diagnosed with high blood cholesterol. It is also used to prevent heart disease, including strokes and attacks, especially with those at high risk and treating abnormal lipids. Pravastatin is used in conjunction with diet, weight, and physical activity of the patient. When used properly with diet as prescribed, the real benefit of using Pravastatin is that it decreases the odds of heart ailments occurring, removing the need for surgical intervention in people with existing heart conditions and even those who are at the risk of developing heart diseases. Pravastatin is sold as Pravachol among others. Pravastatin got its first approval in 1991 when it became only the second statin sold in the United States. It was the first statin administered as the active form. Sankyo Co. Ltd. developed Pravastatin drug, however, the first approved product was approved by FDA in 1991 and was developed by Bristol Myers Squibb. Pravastatin was first patented in 1980. Later, Sankyo first developed Pravastatin and was launched for medical use in 1989. In 2017, with more than 24 million prescriptions, it was one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. Pravastatin is sold as tablets which are sold in the increasing strengths of 10, 20, 40 and 80mg doses. For the prevention of coronary events and cardiovascular events, the dosage starts with 10mg per day going up to 40 mg per day. In more than 112,000 patient-years of tests using the 40-mg, once-daily dose and placebos, Pravastatin has proved that it is well tolerated by our body and has very few non-heart related abnormalities in patients. How does Pravastatin work? Pravastatin belongs to a class of medications which are statin inhibitors. The medicine works by slowing the cholesterol production in the body thus decreasing the excess cholesterol that may get built upon the walls of the arteries leading to blocked blood flow to the brain, heart and other vital organs of the body Pravastatin works by preventing the liver from stop making cholesterol. This lowers your blood cholesterol level. For the first 12 months on this medicine, patients are tested a couple of times routinely to make their liver is working normally. A patient treated with Pravastatin have their cholesterol levels drop significantly within 4 weeks The wholesale cost of Pravastatin The most common version of pravastatin 10mg tablets sells at the lowest price of 0.21 USD in the USA and costs 0.95 Pounds in the UK. In India, it costs 1.32 to 2.20 USD per 10 mg tablet depending on the brand, consumer that decides to buy. Finding Pravastatin Manufacturers and Suppliers: The process of finding trusted Pravastatin manufacturers and Pravastatin suppliers can be made quicker and more accessible by using Pipelinepharma's online platform, a B2B marketplace that lets you finalize the deals of pharmaceutical products in a matter of a few clicks. Also, it is an easy to use online platform to grow your business opportunities. The robust search engine makes it convenient to search for manufacturers and suppliers of Pravastatin. The search can be further refined with industry-specific filters such as dossier type, country of origin, GMP approvals, and search criteria for Wholesaler, etc. helping to get in contact with the preferred manufacturer and supplier readily. International/Other Brands Elisor (Baowei Technology Group) / Lipostat (Bristol-Myers Squibb) / Mevalotin (Daiichi Sankyo) / Pravaselect / Selipran (Bristol-Myers Squibb) Labelers: Actavis Pharma Company , Bioenhance Medicines Inc, Mantra Pharma Inc