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Lipostat Synthesis Reference

A. Terahara, M.Tanaka, U.S. Pat. 4,346,227(1982)

Lipostat Molecular Weight

424.528 g/mol

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Lipostat Indication

For the treatment of hypercholesterolemia to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction.

Lipostat Pharmacology

Pravastatin, an antilipemic agent, is used to treat primary hypercholesterolemia. Unlike lovastatin and simvastatin, pravastatin is relatively hydrophilic and does not require hydrolysis for activation.

Lipostat Absorption

Average oral absorption of pravastatin is 34% and absolute bioavailability is 17%.

Lipostat side effects and Toxicity

Rhabdomyolysis; LD50=mg/kg (orally in rat)

Lipostat Patient Information

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

Lipostat Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals