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Mevinolin Brand names, Mevinolin Analogs

Mevinolin Brand Names Mixture

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Mevinolin Synthesis Reference

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

Mevinolin Molecular Weight

424.528 g/mol

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Mevinolin Indication

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

Mevinolin 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.

Mevinolin Absorption

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

Mevinolin side effects and Toxicity

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

Mevinolin Patient Information

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

Mevinolin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals