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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.]


n rosuvastatina
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Ever since its marketing, rosuvastatin calcium has become a rising star of the statin class with sales value growing fast.
Rosuvastatin calcium tablets (Crestor 5 mg, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Wilmington, DE, USA) were mixed at a proportion of 1 tablet per 0.
NYSE: ACT), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that is has reached a settlement agreement with AstraZeneca resolving outstanding patent litigation related to Actavis' generic version of rosuvastatin calcium 5, 10, 20 and 40 mg tablets, the generic version of Crestor[sup.
According to IMS Health, Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablets, 5mg, 10mg, 20mg and 40mg, had Canadian sales of approximately $742 million for the 12 months ending Dec.