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Cerivastatin Brand names, Cerivastatin Analogs

Cerivastatin Brand Names Mixture

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Cerivastatin Chemical_Formula


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Cerivastatin fda sheet

Cerivastatin FDA

Cerivastatin msds (material safety sheet)

Cerivastatin Synthesis Reference

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

Cerivastatin Molecular Weight

459.55 g/mol

Cerivastatin Melting Point

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Cerivastatin H2O Solubility

Highly solubility

Cerivastatin State


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Cerivastatin Dosage Forms


Cerivastatin 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.

Cerivastatin 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).

Cerivastatin Absorption

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

Cerivastatin side effects and Toxicity

Rhabdomyolysis, liver concerns

Cerivastatin Patient Information

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

Cerivastatin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals