atorvastatin

atorvastatin

[uh-tawr-vuh-stat-n]
noun Pharmacology.
a statin, (C 33 H 34 FN 2 O 5 ) 2 ·Ca 3 H 2 O, used in the prevention and treatment of heart disease.
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atorvastatin

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an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given 
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