cerivastatin


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

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More recent situations involving the medications alosetron (Lotronex), aprotinin (Trasylol), cerivastatin (Baycol), and telithromycin (Ketek) provide excellent illustrations of the findings and opinions discussed above and further information to use in trying to locate the root cause.
Effects of switching pravastatin to cerivastatin on Creactive protein, butyrylcholinesterase and lipids.
included simvastatin, pravastatin, fluvastatin, and cerivastatin.
Influence of Coenzyme Q(10) and Cerivastatin on the Flow-Mediated Vasodilation of the Brachial Artery: Results of the ENDOACT Study," Int.
9) Cerivastatin, which has been withdrawn, is also a substrate of CYPA34.
A noticeably downward monthly trend was observed across physician groups, likely reflecting the loss of marketshare to other statins, including the newly launched cerivastatin.
Similarly, when pravastatin, simvastatin, atorvastatin, cerivastatin, fluvastatin, and lovastatin were considered individually, none of the agents reduced the risk of cancer or cancer death.
Similarly, when pravastatin, simvastatin, atorvas-tatin, cerivastatin, fluvas-tatin, and lovastatin were considered individually, none of the agents reduced the risk of cancer or cancer death.
Bayer's cerivastatin (Baycol) was also a synthetic statin, but it was removed from the market because of side effects.
The anticholesterol drug cerivastatin, sold under the brand name Baycol, was the most potent medicine in its class in the late 1990s.
For instance, when the cholesterol-lowering cerivastatin appeared on the market, there were already three similar drugs with a long history that could lower cholesterol and reduce heart attacks, After about six years on the market, cerivastatin was withdrawn when it caused 52 deaths from severe muscle damage.
Results: The effect of the sterol-ester margarine (Take Control[R]) and cerivastatin together was additive (39% reduction in LDL cholesterol).
This market is big, there are about 12 million people currently taking Statins, and last month, the German pharmaceutical maker Bayer withdrew Cerivastatin, a Statin sold as Baycol,because of 31 cases of fatal rhabdomyolysis, in America.
Bayer said the deaths occurred following treatment with Baycol's active ingredient, cerivastatin.