atorvastatin

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Synonyms for atorvastatin

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

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is conducting a voluntary recall for Atorvastatin calcium tablets, in connection with its 10mg 20mg and 40mg dosage strengths, packaged in 90's and 500 count bottles and only with respect to certain select lot numbers.
Mylan EMEA President Didier Barret added: "Mylan's launch of Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets will help to provide health care systems in these markets with an estimated $700 million (euro 500 million) of savings in 2012 associated with the generic availability of this important medicine.
Reddy's Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets in 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg are available in bottle count sizes of 90 and 500.
Contract Awarded for Supply of Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets to the Department of Health
A drug's INN serves to clearly and universally state a medicine's main substance or ingredient - for example, Lipitor's INN, or generic name, is Atorvastatin Calcium.
At issue are three Pfizer patents covering atorvastatin calcium, the active ingredient in Lipitor, as well as processes and intermediate compounds used to make atorvastatin.
Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets, the generic version of Pfizer's Lipitor([R]).
After this finding, Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc recalling certain select lot numbers of Atorvastatin calcium tablets of 10mg, 20mg, and 40mg dosage strengths, packaged in 90's and 500 count bottles.
The risk of heart attack can be reduced by more than 50 percent by combining a cholesterol-reducing drug, atorvastatin calcium, with a blood pressure-lowering drug, amlodipine besylate, and the benefits are evident for heart attacks as early as 90 days after the start of treatment.
Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Pfizer which will resolve litigation related to Lipitor[R] Tablets, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg, known generically as Atorvastatin Calcium tablets.
The EPO rejected arguments by Ranbaxy that a patent covering atorvastatin calcium, the active ingredient in Lipitor, is invalid for "lack of novelty" and "lack of inventive step.
patent covering the crystalline form of atorvastatin calcium used
The company had applied for the reissue patent in January 2007, in order to correct a technical defect in the '995 enantiomer patent for atorvastatin calcium, the salt form of atorvastatin sold as Lipitor.
These events are consistent with those described in the amlodipine besylate (Norvasc(R)) and atorvastatin calcium (Lipitor(R)) product information.
Patent & Trademark Office has issued a "Notice of Allowance" accepting the company's application to correct the technical defect in the '995 enantiomer patent for atorvastatin calcium, the salt form of atorvastatin sold as Lipitor.