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Fluvastatin

see synonyms of fluvastatin

Noun

1. fluvastatin, lescol

least expensive statin drug (trade name Lescol); usually taken orally at bedtime

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Fluvastatin

see synonyms of fluvastatin
n.
A statin drug, C24H26FNO4, that blocks the body's synthesis of cholesterol and is used in the form of its sodium salt to lower cholesterol (especially LDL) levels and to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in individuals with elevated risk.

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