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 (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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The company also recalled atorvastatin calcium tablets, the generic version of Lipitor, over the potential for bacterial contamination in the product.
05) these medicines including atorvastatin calcium tablets aspirin enteric coated tablets AY-blocker calcium antagonist ACEI/ARB nitrate ester spironolactone tablets diuretics and digoxin.
Atorvastatin calcium is a calcium salt of a chiral, pentasubstituted pyrrole.
Ranbaxy's US subsidiary, Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc, had said that the recall affects certain lots of 10, 20 and 40 mg doses of the drug, known generically as atorvastatin calcium.
The recall does not affect the 80-mg dosage of Atorvastatin calcium tablets, according to the Ranbaxy company press release, which lists the specific lots included in the recall.
Qualifying patients were randomly assigned (in a 1:1 ratio), on an individual basis, to receive either atorvastatin calcium (Lipitor[R], Pfizer, USA) in the standard-dose regimen of 10 mg daily orally for 6 weeks (group A = 30 patients), or the same medication in an alternate-day regimen of 10 mg orally every other day for the same duration (Group B = 30 patients).
Petri's group is currently conducting a placebo-controlled trial of 40 mg atorvastatin calcium (Lipitor) in SLE patients to see if the progression of coronary calcium can be slowed.
Liver Dysfunction--HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, like some other lipid-lowering therapies, have been associated with biochemical abnormalities of liver function" is listed as a warning on an atorvastatin calcium drug.
The control group was treated with conventional doses of atorvastatin calcium (20 mg each time, once a night), and the experimental group was treated with conventional doses of atorvastatin calcium plus trimetazidine hydrochloride (20 mg each time, tid) for 3 d.
is conducting a voluntary recall for Atorvastatin calcium tablets, in connection with its 10mg, 20mg, and 40mg dosage strengths, packaged in 90's [sic] and 500 count bottles and only with respect to certain select lot numbers," the company announced on its (http://www.
Reddya[euro](tm)s Laboratories Ltd unveils Atorvastatin Calcium tablets in the US market(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (NSE:DRREDDY, BSE:500124, NYSE:RDY) an India-based pharmaceutical company, has introduced Atorvastatin Calcium tablets 10mg, 20mg, 40mg and 80mg in the US, it was reported today.