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A statin, (C33H34FN2O5)2Ca·3H2O, that blocks the body's synthesis of cholesterol and is used to treat hyperlipidemia.
atorvastatinA cholesterol-lowering HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, or statin, which improves the lipid profile—LDL-C reduced 35% to 60%; TGs reduced 20–37%; HDL-C increased 5–9%.
Liver dysfunction, rhabdomyolysis with acute renal failure secondary to myoglobinuria, constipation, flatulence, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, myalgia, weakness.
Homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, severe refractory hypercholesterolaemia.