atorvastatin


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Synonyms for atorvastatin

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

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Seventy five psoriatic patients were prescribed Tablet Atorvastatin 40-20 mg/day (40mg for first three months twice daily followed by 20mg once daily for the next three month) plus topical Betamethasone Valerate 0.
Statins such as atorvastatin, simvastatin, and rosuvastatin, commonly used in treating hyperlipidemia, are well tolerated by our body.
During the trial, the 30,449 adults with atherosclerotic vascular disease on study-mandated intensive atorvastatin therapy have been randomly assigned to secure either anacetrapib 100 mg once daily or matching placebo.
Two tablets of Orvastin, each containing atorvastatin 40mg, were administered orally as a single dose.
Atorvastatin supplementation also resulted in significant reduction in total cholesterol, LDL and atherogenic index, with no significant difference in cholesterol levels observed between the groups treated with OLE or atorvastatin.
Compared with atorvastatin monotherapy, the dual-agent lipid-lowering strategy also improved vascular remodeling in the targeted artery segrnents to a much greater degree in the prospective, multicenter trial known as PRECISE-IVUS(Plaque Regression With Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitor or Synthesis Inhibitor Evaluated by Intravascular Ultrasoud).
26 mg/dL) in the 1,492 patients randomized to atorvastatin versus a 0.
4) Without adjusting for dose, patients were at significandy higher risk of diabetes if prescribed atorvastatin (hazard ratio [HR]=1.
The researchers randomly assigned 40 study participants to start atorvastatin or placebo (a dummy pill).
Since its approval by the US Food and Drug Administration in 1996, atorvastatin has become one of the best-selling drugs in pharmaceutical history.
STOMP was a double-blind, randomized controlled trial (RCT) investigating the effects of 6 mo treatment with atorvastatin 80 mg/d or placebo on skeletal muscle performance and muscle symptoms in 419 healthy statinnaive adults (aged 20-76 y) [18].
emblica 500 mg twice daily, atorvastatin 10 mg in the evening and matching placebo in the morning or placebo twice daily for 12 weeks.
Gelatin zymography invasion assay showed a higher Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 activity in cultures exposed to Atorvastatin at lower concentrations while Biochanin A decreased the effects of atorvastatin induced MMP activity in combination.
This effect was also observed with atorvastatin and simvastatin.
The ruling is considered a setback for the plaintiffs who filed suit against Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, which makes a generic Lipitor called Atorvastatin.