rosuvastatin


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ro·su·va·stat·in

 (rŏ-so͞o′və-stăt′n)
n.
A statin drug, C22H28FN3O6S, used in the form of its calcium salt to lower cholesterol (especially LDL) levels and to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in individuals with elevated risk.

[Perhaps (fluo)ro- + su(lfonyl) + -vastatin, statin suffix; see pravastatin.]
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rosuvastatin

n rosuvastatina
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Rosuvastatin (Crestor): Only white women appeared to benefit from this drug, with decreased AD risk of about 18 percent.
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Rosuvastatin (Crestor[R]) is the latest cholesterol-lowering statin drug to have a generic competitor on the market.
In contrast, the rosuvastatin arm successfully lowered the mean LDL cholesterol of 127.
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HIV-positive people taking rosuvastatin for 48 weeks had significantly greater gains in bone mineral density than people taking placebo, according to results of a 150-person trial.
And side effects of cholesterol-lowering rosuvastatin include rhabdomyolysis - a rare condition that causes muscle to break down - and kidney problems, writes Dr Sidney Wolfe in the British Medical Journal.
Therefore statin drugs such as rosuvastatin constitute the mainstay of human treatment of dyslipidemia and the prevention of atherosclerosis.