The usual dose of Pravachol (pravastatin) ranges from 10 mg to 80 mg daily. Drug interactions include cholestyramine, nicotinic acid, gemfibrozil, cholchicine and cyclosporine. Pravachol (pravastatin) should not be used during pregnancy. Breastfeeding mothers also should not use this drug because of the potential risk to nursing infants.What time of the Day should I take pravaststin sodium?
Responses (3) Unless otherwise directed by your physician or pharmacist, Pravastatin Sodium (Pravachol) is usually taken at bedtime. Pravastatin is best taken at bedtime.Does pravastatin cause pain?
It is in the class of medications called statins, which work by blocking an enzyme in the body that is responsible for the production of cholesterol. The prescribing information lists the most common side effects of pravastatin to be muscle pain, nausea/vomiting, headache, diarrhea, indigestion and dizziness.