Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint TEVA 7201 has been identified as Pravastatin sodium 20 mg.
Pravastatin is used together with an appropriate diet to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the blood. This drug may help slow down or prevent medical problems, like atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), that are caused by fats clogging the blood vessels.
It may also be used to avoid certain types of heart and blood vessel problems in patients with risk factors for heart problems. This drug is available only with your doctor's prescription and only available in tablet form.
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