Lipitor


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Lip·i·tor

 (lĭp′ĭ-tər, -tôr′)
A trademark for the hydrated calcium form of the drug atorvastatin.
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Noun1.Lipitor - an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglyceridesLipitor - an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given
lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin, statin drug - a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Investigator: "These findings show that more aggressive treatment with Lipitor in patients with kidney disease can help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke and improve measures of kidney function.
Challenge To Basic Lipitor Patent, issued earlier today by Pfizer Inc over PR
NEW YORK -- Pfizer Inc announced today that Lipitor([R]) (atorvastatin calcium) 80 mg reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke by 32 percent in patients who have heart disease and chronic kidney disease compared with patients taking the 10 mg dose of Lipitor.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is facing a mounting wave of lawsuits by women who allege that the company knew about possible serious side effects of its blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor but never properly warned the public.
New York: Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is facing a mounting wave of lawsuits by women who allege that the company knew about possible serious side effects of its blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor but never properly warned the public.
March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Kansas women who took Lipitor to reduce their cholesterol levels and later developed diabetes have filed Lipitor lawsuits against Pfizer, announced Robert K.
Ranbaxy Laboratories after finding small glass particles in some lots of Atorvastatin, the generic name for Pfizer's blockbuster drug Lipitor has called back some packages of its generic version of cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor from the US market.
New York) said the European Union has approved a new chewable form of cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor for children 10 and up with high levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides, a type of blood fat.
won US approval for Lipitor use in children 10 to 17 with that condition in 2002.
EU Regulation Allows Pfizer to Apply to Extend Lipitor Patent Protection by Six Months in Certain EU Countries
to correct a technical defect in one of the patents involving Pfizer's cholesterol medicine Lipitor, the world's top-selling drug.
The spokesperson for Pfizer's cholesterol-lowering medication Lipitor also isn't a cardiologist, nor is he licensed to practice medicine.