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Atorvastatin

Lipitor (atorvastatin) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Atorvastatin was first approved as Lipitor on 1996-12-17. It is used to treat coronary artery disease, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipoproteinemias, and hypertriglyceridemia in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A reductase.
Trade Name Lipitor
Common Name Atorvastatin
Indication coronary artery disease, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipoproteinemias, hypertriglyceridemia
Drug Class Enzyme inhibitors: antihyperlipidemics (HMG-CoA inhibitors)
Atorvastatin
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