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A statin drug, C33H34FN2O5, that blocks the body's synthesis of cholesterol and is used in its hydrated calcium form to lower cholesterol (especially LDL) levels and to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in individuals with elevated risk.

[ator-, of unknown origin + -vastatin, statin suffix; see pravastatin.]
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Noun1.atorvastatin - an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglyceridesatorvastatin - 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


n atorvastatina
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C'est desormais chose faite puisque les gars de Laakiba sont sortis victorieux de ce rendez-vous qu'ils remporterent sur le score sans appel de 3-1.
Year to date, the Company has opened 8 hotels in the Caribbean and Latin America, with another nine expected by year end, showcasing the company's broad portfolio of world renowned brands, including hotels like the Marriott Port-Au-Prince (Haiti), the Guyana Marriott Hotel, the re-launch of the iconic Renaissance Jaragua Santo Domingo hotel (Dominican Republic), the Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino Autograph Collection hotel (Panama), the Courtyard by Marriott Santiago (Chile), the Courtyard by Marriott Lima Miraflores (Peru), the Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport (Colombia), the AC by Marriott Guadalajara (Mexico), the Fairfield Inn Queretaro (Mexico).
emerging"), and periculum sortis ("risk of the class").
beaucoup moins que]Ce qui arrive reellement en Egypte illustre la volonte de 30 millions d'Egyptiens qui sont sortis dans la rue le 30 juin, exprimant leur voeu de tenir des elections presidentielles anticipees.
On dit que j'avais ete trop optimiste le 14 juillet en disant qu'il y avait un debut de reprise, que nous etions sortis de la recession", avait souligne M.
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Mike Webb owner of Sortis Publishing said, "I am very pleased to have Adam aboard as one of our authors, his first book titled "Dream" is sure to be a hit among kids and parents alike as it is written to teach kids to go after their dreams and lead an accomplished life even when others might tell them otherwise.
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