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Tuesday, November 17, 2009 Patient, Community Member, asks

Q: What is the difference between pravastatin 40mg and pravastatin sodium 40mg?

Originally I was on Pravastatin and now I am on Pravastatin Sodium.  Why would the Dr. change it?

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11/20/09 11:46am

Hi Patient,

 

Your pharmacist would be a good resource to explain the difference between these two medications.  I recommend discussing with your physician to determine the reason for the medication change.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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naomi boyd, Community Member
11/28/10 10:17am

i dont know the ansrew thatswhy im asking you

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