Definition of "cerivastatin" []

  • A statin, C 26H33FNO5Na, that blocks the body's synthesis of cholesterol and is administered especially to individuals at risk for heart disease. (noun)

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Use "cerivastatin" in a sentence
  • "He noted that if cerivastatin, which was taken off the market because of side effects, was the first statin to be developed, it could have prevented the other statins, which have far fewer side effects, from being developed, and it was important not to write off an entire class of agents just because of a bad experience with one compound."
  • "Fen fl uramine ss an appetite suppressant that was sold by A.H. Robins Inc., and Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Co., divisions of American Pro - Baycol (cerivastatin) ducts Corp."
  • "The frequency and EB05 were signi fi - drug within a speci fi c case may result in double cantly higher for cerivastatin, compared to the counting."