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Flolipid, Simvastatin, Zocor, Cholib (simvastatin) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Simvastatin was first approved as Flolipid on 1991-12-23. It is used to treat coronary artery disease, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipoproteinemias, and hypertriglyceridemia in the USA. It has been approved in Europe to treat dyslipidemias. The pharmaceutical is active against 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A reductase. Zocor's patent is valid until 2030-02-23 (FDA).
Trade Name Cholib
Common Name Simvastatin
Indication coronary artery disease, dyslipidemias, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipoproteinemias, hypertriglyceridemia
Drug Class Enzyme inhibitors: antihyperlipidemics (HMG-CoA inhibitors)
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