Zocor


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Noun1.Zocor - an oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks
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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Statin drugs, which include rosuvastatin (Crestor), atorvastatin (Lipitor), and simvastatin (Zocor), are commonly prescribed for patients who have already had a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke, and they also are given to patients who are at high risk of these events due to elevated LDL cholesterol levels.
Statins like Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor are the main medicines for this, and a lot of research shows they work.
They recommend using statin drugs such as Lipitor and Zocor, and identify four groups of people they help the most.
Some commonly prescribed statins are Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor.
Daily doses of 10 mg or more of rosuvastatin (Crestor), 40 mg or more of simvastatin (Zocor) and 20 mg or more of atorvastatin (Lipitor) were assodated with a 34 percent higher risk of acute kidney injury than lower doses of any statin.
To combat this, medication discount cards and Zocor coupons are being made available for families and individuals without prescription coverage—and to those with insurance if it does not cover all needed prescriptions—offering discounts of ten to seventy-five percent on many popular prescription drugs.
The global statins market declined in 2006 and 2007 due to patent expiries for Merck & Co.'s Zocor (simvastatin) as well as its Pravachol (pravastatin).
They gave these participants low doses of Pravachol (40 mg), Zocor (20 mg), or a placebo.
Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor and their relatives are fast becoming household names.
All study participants had experienced a heart attack or had another heart ailment, and initially about 65 percent of participants were taking a statin such as Zocor, Lipitor, or Crestor.
JUVISYNC combines the glucose-lowering medication sitagliptin, the active component of JANUVIA (sitagliptin), with the cholesterol-lowering medication ZOCOR (simvastatin).