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Pitavastatin

In the US, Pitavastatin (pitavastatin systemic) is a member of the drug class statins and is used to treat Dyslipidemia and High Cholesterol.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0147511-69-1

Chemical Formula

C25-H24-F-N-O4

Molecular Weight

421

Therapeutic Category

Lipidemic agent: HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (statin)

Chemical Name

(3R,5S,6E)-7-[2-cyclopropyl-4-(p-fluorophenyl)-3-quinolyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-6-heptenoic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Pitavastatinum (Latin)
  • Pitavastatin (German)
  • Pitavastatine (French)
  • Pitavastatina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Itavastatin (IS)
  • Nisvastatin (IS)
  • Pitavastatin Calcium (OS: JAN)
  • CCRIS 8652 (IS)
  • Itavastatin calcium (IS)
  • Nisvastatin (IS)
  • NK-104 (IS)
  • Pitavastatin hemicalcium (IS)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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