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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
 

ChEMBL ID

 

CHEMBL1487
 

Indication

 

coronary artery disease, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipoproteinemias, hypertriglyceridemia
 

Drug Class

 

Enzyme inhibitors: antihyperlipidemics (HMG-CoA inhibitors)

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