Statins

2017-07-31T12:31:39+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Rosuvastatin, Atorvastatin, Simvastatin, Lovastatin, Ibrolipim, Cerivastatin, Fluvastatin, Mevastatin, Pitavastatin, Pravastatin, Atorvastatin/amlodipine, Vermistatin, Monacolin J flashcards Statins
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  • Rosuvastatin
    Rosuvastatin, marketed as Crestor, is a member of the drug class of statins, used in combination with exercise, diet, and weight-loss to treat high cholesterol and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular disease.
  • Atorvastatin
    Atorvastatin, marketed under the trade name Lipitor among others, is a member of the drug class known as statins, which are used primarily as a lipid-lowering agent and for prevention of events associated with cardiovascular disease.
  • Simvastatin
    Simvastatin, marketed under the trade name Zocor among others, is a lipid-lowering medication.
  • Lovastatin
    Lovastatin (Merck's Mevacor) is a statin drug, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Ibrolipim
    Ibrolipim (NO-1886) is a cholesterol lowering drug from the statin family, which acts as a lipoprotein lipase activator.
  • Cerivastatin
    Cerivastatin (brand names: Baycol, Lipobay) is a synthetic member of the class of statins used to lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease.
  • Fluvastatin
    Fluvastatin (trade names Lescol, Canef, Vastin) is a member of the statin drug class, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and to prevent cardiovascular disease.
  • Mevastatin
    Mevastatin (compactin, ML-236B) is a hypolipidemic agent that belongs to the statins class.
  • Pitavastatin
    Pitavastatin (usually as a calcium salt) is a member of the blood cholesterol lowering medication class of statins, marketed in the United States under the trade name Livalo.
  • Pravastatin
    Pravastatin (marketed as Pravachol or Selektine) is a member of the drug class of statins, used in combination with diet, exercise, and weight loss for lowering cholesterol and preventing cardiovascular disease.
  • Atorvastatin/amlodipine
    The drug combination atorvastatin/amlodipine (trade names Caduet in the US, Australia and Russia, and Envacar elsewhere) is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • Vermistatin
    Vermistatin is a bio-active metabolite of mine-dwelling Penicillium vermiculatum (Berkeley Pit Lake, Butte, Montana).
  • Monacolin J
    Monacolin J is a statin made by red yeast rice.