4 Sep 2010
The recommended starting dosage of pravastatin for most people with
high cholesterol is 40 mg once a day, taken at any time during the day.
After several weeks, the doctor could recommend that you return to recheck your cholesterol levels. If you have not reached your cholesterol goal at this time, he or she may choose to increase your pravastatin dosage.
However it would be better to seek more accurate reply from your doctor who prescribed the med, take care, be well & safe!
- Pravastatin Information for Consumers
- Pravastatin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Pravastatin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
... doctor would like me to start taking 500mg. of niacin controlled release daily. Is there a medical name for good cholesterol? Also,the reason for ...
2 answers • 6 Aug 2009
I have seizures-500mg 2x day depokote ER, high blood pressure lisinopril 10 mg., high cholesterol- pravastatin sodium 40 mg and thyroid ...
1 answer • 5 Oct 2009
My cholesterol is 225 (HDL 45, LDL 180)
1 answer • 27 Sep 2011
My doc switched me to sim when he found my cholesterol was still high.
1 answer • 30 Jan 2012
1 answer • 26 Jan 2014