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Baycol Synthesis Reference

Angerbauer R, Bischoff H, Steinke W and Ritter W (1994) BAY w 6228. Drugs Fut 19: 537-541.

Baycol Molecular Weight

459.55 g/mol

Baycol Melting Point

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Baycol H2O Solubility

Highly solubility

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Baycol Indication

Used as an adjunct to diet for the reduction of elevated total and LDL cholesterol levels in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia (Fredrickson Types IIa and IIb) when the response to dietary restriction of saturated fat and cholesterol and other non-pharmacological measures alone has been inadequate.

Baycol Pharmacology

Cerivastatin, a competitive HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor effective in lowering LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, is used to treat primary hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia (Fredrickson types IIa and IIb).

Baycol Absorption

The mean absolute oral bioavailability 60% (range 39 - 101%).

Baycol side effects and Toxicity

Rhabdomyolysis, liver concerns

Baycol Patient Information

Patients should be advised to report promptly unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever.

Baycol Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals