Product Information

Product NamePravastatin
Structure
Cas NO81093-37-0
Molecular Weight424.534
Molecular formulaC23H36O7
Therap.Cat : Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Compounds that inhibit HMG-CoA reductases. They have been shown to directly lower cholesterol synthesis
Anticholesteremic Agents
Substances used to lower plasma cholesterol levels.

Pravastatin is an antilipemic fungal metabolite isolated from cultures of Nocardia autotrophica.
Pravastatin is a HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor. The mechanism of action of pravastatin is as a Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitor.