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Synonyms for atorvastatin

an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides

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After entering China, atorvastatin develops fast with annual sales value rising from less than CNY 70 million in 2005 to CNY 1.
26 mg/dL) in the 1,492 patients randomized to atorvastatin versus a 0.
The researchers randomly assigned 40 study participants to start atorvastatin or placebo (a dummy pill).
emblica 500 mg twice daily, atorvastatin 10 mg in the evening and matching placebo in the morning or placebo twice daily for 12 weeks.
Compared with pravastatin, there was an increased risk of incident diabetes with atorvastatin (adjusted hazard ratio 1.
The lots of atorvastatin, packaged in bottles of 90 and 500 tablets, are being recalled "due to possible contamination with very small glass particles similar to the size of a grain of sand", the statement added.
Ranbaxy's US subsidiary, Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc, had said that the recall affects certain lots of 10, 20 and 40 mg doses of the drug, known generically as atorvastatin calcium.
The increased risk of diabetes was similar with intensive doses of either atorvastatin or simvastatin; however, the overall cardiovascular benefits, compared with standard-dose therapy, were significantly higher with high-dose atorvastatin.
Atorvastatin (Pfizer, Madrid, spain) Carbon tetrachloride--SD Fine Chemicals, Mumbai
The primary objective was to study the effect of atorvastatin on plasma HIV-1 RNA levels, as previous studies had shown conflicting results.
We randomized 40 medication-naive patients with PCOS and biochemical hyperandrogenemia to atorvastatin 20 mg daily or placebo for 3 months (19).
Materials and methods: Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly divided into sham-operated, control, TSPN and atorvastatin group.
The average atorvastatin dosage of cases in 1997-2001 was 15 mg/day, whereas the average dosage in 2006 was 22 mg/day.
Koroner arter hastaliginin ikincil korunmasi icin gun asin statin dozu/Gunasiri 20 mg atorvastatin tedavisinin serum IDL kolesterolu ve duksek duyarli C-reaktif protein duzeyleri uzerine etkisinin gunluk 20 mg atorvastatin tedavisi ile karsilastirilmasi.
The results of a study using a special MRI technique suggest that treatment with high-dose atorvastatin can reduce inflammation in carotid artery plaques, which may help prevent rupture and, therefore, stroke.