Pravastatin

Pravastatin Therapy May Reduce Hospitalization Frequency and Medical Bills

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

A recently published five-year study showed that pravastatin therapy may help reduce the rate of hospitalization and healthcare costs significantly over a 15-year period. The drug is already linked to reduced heart attack and stroke risks, but this new study shows that it could help save significant medical costs. The study, done by Alex McConnachie […]

Pravastatin Treatment to Prevent Heart Disease in Men

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

A recent long-term study on middle-aged men diagnosed with high cholesterol found that treatment with pravastatin may prevent the onset of heart disease. The prevention of heart disease is better and less expensive than its treatment, and this study shows that there are ways to prevent heart disease despite the high risk and reduce healthcare […]

Pravastatin Reduces Heart Attack Risk

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

A recent study indicates a link between pravastatin and reduced risk of heart attack in diabetic and kidney disease patients. Diabetes is known to significantly increase the risk of kidney disease, and both conditions contribute independently to the risk of heart disease. This study was done by researchers at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, […]

Pravastatin and the Risk of Diabetes

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

A recent Canadian study found a link between statins like pravastatin and the risk of diabetes. It indicated that powerful statins like Lipitor and Crestol increase the risk of diabetes by 22 percent when compared to weak statins like Pravachol (generic name- pravastatin). Other studies in the past have also hinted at the link between […]