cerivastatin

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Noun1.cerivastatin - an oral drug (trade name Baycol) to reduce blood cholesterol levelscerivastatin - an oral drug (trade name Baycol) to reduce blood cholesterol levels
lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin, statin drug - a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
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Zocor (simvastatin), Lipitor (atorvastatin), Lipobay (cerivastatin), Lescol (fluvastatin), Lipostat (pravastatin)
News of the job losses came just a day after the company withdrew its Lipobay drug due to safety concerns.
The news came a day after the company withdrew its Lipobay drug because of safety concerns.
A spokesman for pharmaceutical firm Bayer plc said Cerivastatin, also known as Lipobay, had been withdrawn after reports that it could cause muscle breakdown when used in conjunction with gemfibrozil, another drug used to lower cholesterol.