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Mevalotin Brand Names Mixture

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Mevalotin Synthesis Reference

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

Mevalotin Molecular Weight

424.528 g/mol

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Mevalotin Indication

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

Mevalotin 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.

Mevalotin Absorption

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

Mevalotin side effects and Toxicity

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

Mevalotin Patient Information

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

Mevalotin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals