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Rivastatin Brand names, Rivastatin Analogs

Rivastatin Brand Names Mixture

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Rivastatin Chemical_Formula


Rivastatin RX_link


Rivastatin fda sheet

Rivastatin FDA

Rivastatin msds (material safety sheet)

Rivastatin Synthesis Reference

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

Rivastatin Molecular Weight

459.55 g/mol

Rivastatin Melting Point

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Rivastatin H2O Solubility

Highly solubility

Rivastatin State


Rivastatin LogP


Rivastatin Dosage Forms


Rivastatin 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.

Rivastatin 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).

Rivastatin Absorption

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

Rivastatin side effects and Toxicity

Rhabdomyolysis, liver concerns

Rivastatin Patient Information

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

Rivastatin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals