cerivastatin

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an oral drug (trade name Baycol) to reduce blood cholesterol levels

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dispuso voluntariamente el retiro del mercado del producto Lipobay "en todas sus concentraciones" como consecuencia de la evaluacion de datos de farmacovigilancia que indicaron un creciente riesgo de rabdomiolisis, derivado del uso concomitante de cerivastatina y gemfibrozil.
The news came a day after the company withdrew its Lipobay drug because of safety concerns.
A spokesman for pharmaceutical firm Bayer plc said Cerivastatin, also known as Lipobay, had been withdrawn after reports that it could cause muscle breakdown when used in conjunction with gemfibrozil, another drug used to lower cholesterol.
Lipobay is given out on prescription to thousands of Irish patients with high cholesterol.