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Pravastatin (Pravachol)

An antilipemic fungal metabolite isolated from cultures of Nocardia autotrophica. It acts as a competitive inhibitor of HMG CoA reductase (HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL COA REDUCTASES).
Also Known As:
Pravachol; Vasten; Mevalotin; Apo-Pravastatin; Apotex Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Aventis Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Bristacol; Bristol-Myers Squibb Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; CS-514; Elisor; Esteve Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Juste Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Lin-Pravastatin; Linson Pharma Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Lipemol; Liplat; Lipostat; Nu-Pharma Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Nu-Pravastatin; Prareduct; Pravacol; Pravasin; Pravastatin Monosodium Salt, (6 beta)-Isomer; Pravastatin Sodium; Pravastatin Sodium Salt; Pravastatin tert-Octylamine Salt; Pravastatin, (6 beta)-Isomer; RMS-431; SQ-31,000; SQ-31000; Sankyo Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Selektine; Squibb Brand of Pravastatin Sodium; Apo Pravastatin; CS 514; CS514; Lin Pravastatin; Nu Pravastatin; Pravastatin tert Octylamine Salt; RMS 431; RMS431; SQ 31,000; SQ 31000; SQ31,000; SQ31000; Sodium Salt, Pravastatin; Eptastatin; 1-Naphthaleneheptanoic acid, 1,2,6,7,8,8a-hexahydro-beta,delta,6-trihydroxy-2-methyl-8-(2-methyl-1-oxobutoxy)-, (1S-(1alpha(betaS*,deltaS*),2alpha,6alpha,8beta(R*),8aalpha))-
Networked: 1456 relevant articles (179 outcomes, 554 trials/studies)

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Drug Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Cannon, Christopher P: 42 articles (09/2015 - 04/2002)
2. Jukema, J Wouter: 31 articles (09/2015 - 11/2002)
3. Ford, Ian: 31 articles (08/2015 - 11/2002)
4. Shepherd, James: 27 articles (02/2012 - 03/2002)
5. Braunwald, Eugene: 27 articles (06/2011 - 03/2002)
6. Westendorp, Rudi G J: 21 articles (09/2015 - 11/2002)
7. Ohashi, Yasuo: 21 articles (08/2014 - 01/2005)
8. de Craen, Anton J M: 19 articles (09/2015 - 08/2005)
9. Sacks, Frank M: 18 articles (07/2014 - 03/2002)
10. Nakamura, Haruo: 18 articles (01/2014 - 01/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Hypercholesterolemia
2. Hyperlipidemias (Hyperlipidemia)
3. Coronary Disease (Coronary Heart Disease)
4. Coronary Artery Disease (Coronary Atherosclerosis)
5. Atherosclerosis

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. atorvastatin (Lipitor)
2. Simvastatin (Zocor)
3. Cholesterol
4. Lovastatin (Mevacor)
5. LDL Cholesterol
6. fluvastatin
7. HDL Cholesterol
8. Fenofibrate (CiL)
9. rosuvastatin (Crestor)
10. Oxidoreductases

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
2. Heart Transplantation (Grafting, Heart)
3. Transplants (Transplant)
4. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)