fluvastatin

n.; see statin

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  • Fluvastatin — Systematic (IUPAC) name (3R,5S,6E) 7 [3 (4 fluorophenyl) 1 (propan 2 yl) 1H indol 2 yl] 3,5 dihydroxyhept 6 enoic acid Clinical data Trade names Lescol …   Wikipedia

  • Fluvastatin — Strukturformel (3R,5S,6E) Form (oben) und (3S,5R,6E) For …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fluvastatin — flu·va·stat·in (flo͞o və stătʹn) n. A statin, C24H25FNO4·NA, that blocks the body s synthesis of cholesterol and is administered especially to individuals who are at risk for heart disease.   [fluoro + vastatin, statin suff.; see pravastatin.] *… …   Universalium

  • fluvastatin — noun A drug of the statin class, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and to prevent cardiovascular disease …   Wiktionary

  • fluvastatin — n. see statin …   Medical dictionary

  • fluvastatin — noun least expensive statin drug (trade name Lescol); usually taken orally at bedtime • Syn: ↑Lescol • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Lescol) • Hypernyms: ↑lipid lowering medicine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluvastatin sodium — flu·va·stat·in so·di·um (flooґvə stat″in) [USP] an inhibitor of HMG CoA reductase, which can lower plasma levels of cholesterol and raise the plasma level of high density lipoprotein C (HDL C); used in the treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

  • FLARE — • Fluvastatin Angioplasty Restenosis [trial] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • FLUENT — • Fluvastatin Long Term Extension Trial …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Statin — This article is about the group of cholesterol lowering drugs. For the amino acid, see Statine. Lovastatin, a compound isolated from Aspergillus terreus, was the first statin to be marketed. Statins (or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors) are a class… …   Wikipedia

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