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Simvastatin

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
 

ChEMBL ID

 

CHEMBL1064
 

Indication

 

coronary artery disease, dyslipidemias, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipoproteinemias, hypertriglyceridemia
 

Drug Class

 

Enzyme inhibitors: antihyperlipidemics (HMG-CoA inhibitors)

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