Baycol

Active Ingredient(s): Cerivastatin
FDA Approved: * June 26, 1997
Pharm Company: * BAYER PHARMS
Category: Cholesterol

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Baycol Overview

Cerivastatin (INN,[1] brand names: Baycol, Lipobay) is a synthetic member of the class of statins used to lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease. It was marketed by the pharmaceutical company Bayer A.G. in the late 1990s, competing with Pfizer's highly successful atorvastatin (Lipitor). Cerivastatin was voluntarily withdrawn from the market worldwide in 2001, due to reports of fatal rhabdomyolysis. During postmarketing surveillance, 52 deaths were reported in pat...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cerivastatin
  • Tablet: 0.05mg, 0.1mg, 0.2mg, 0.3mg, 0.4mg, 0.8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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